Monthly Archives: October 2011

move your butt


extract from medscape.com Medscape Medical News from the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) 61st Annual Conference Exercise a Viable Treatment Option for Mental Illness October 21, 2011 (Vancouver, British Columbia) — Exercise is an effective, but potentially underused, treatment option for … Continue reading

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Toronto Conference – Nov 3rd, 4th


Only days to go to the INTAR/Leadership Project Conference Challenging Our Understanding of Psychosis and Exploring Alternatives to Recovery You can read some of their work on this site, find more info and links to their work on the conference … Continue reading

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Language is everything


A nice short essay  by Greentongue on everything.2com  part of a conversation on how language changes everything. Marvelling at a young daughter’s ability to switch languages when moving between countries, and reflecting on how later as a teen she chose … Continue reading

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Despondex


from the Onion News Network comes a report on an important new breakthrough drug aimed to cure the unsufferable cheeriness experienced by millions of N Americans. The report includes the usual rebuttal by some Doctor who says we can get the … Continue reading

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Cabbie’s Tale


Cabbie’s Tale     by Hersh and Shell  I am a local cab driver working in Manhattan.  It is a slow morning for me, perhaps due to the great sunny weather, and the arrival of spring, that my fellow New Yorkers just … Continue reading

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Living Your Rights


KNOW YOUR RIGHTS.  JOIN US on October 6th INFORMED CONSENT Join us on October 6th for the third session of our LIVING YOUR RIGHTS series. This month’s topic is What is informed consent?  The session takes place at the Branson site of … Continue reading

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