Tag Archives: mental health

Wonder Woman at the UN


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International Mental Health Conference – Toronto, June 2014


June 2014 in Toronto offers you the opportunity to build your own conference experiencefrom these events… This post includes brief descriptions, links to more information and links to registration. Please note each event requires separate registration.   Fri 13th June       |  Psychosis … Continue reading

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diagnose this…..


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Rio – Samba is Mental Health


Get your dancing shoes on. Mental Health services Rio style, as reported in NY Times. NYTimes 3rd Mar, 2014 RIO DE JANEIRO — Standing high atop a truck rigged with speakers, André da Silva Lisboa cried out to hundreds of … Continue reading

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@MentalHealthCop under restraint


Michael Brown is an experienced, senior and intelligent and sensitive police officer. And yes, he’s for real . Having been frustrated at is own experiences  encountering people in the kind difficulties – of the kind that get called “mental illness” … Continue reading

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A “Disturbed Person” is a Distressed Person


Two years ago today Michael Eligon was shot by an officer of Toronto Police Service because, as the officer told an inquest into three shootings in similar circumstances, that he was “in immediate or imminent fear for his life and … Continue reading

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when peers mess you up – Dieter Wolke


Dieter Wolke and his team research  bullying in all its forms and its impact on our soul and how we turn out in later life. He’s also working on his stand-up routine and has some good jokes – and, since … Continue reading

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we can’t separate


If we want to understand what leads to people becoming ill, and how better to help them heal, then  “we can’t separate the brain from the body and we can’t separate the person from their environment”. Western allopathic medicine is … Continue reading

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World Psychiatry – time to wake up, wise up and fess up


Barely  two-score years since the American Psychiatric Association, in a brief moment of rare insight into human nature,  came to its senses  and voted to de-classify homosexuality as a mental illness by  removing it from its big book of lies … Continue reading

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sticking feathers up your butt does not make you a chicken…


Sticking feathers up your butt does not make you a chicken.
Likewise, using the word “recovery” a lot doesn’t meant you are actually supporting people in finding their own personal version . Continue reading

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