World Mental Health Day 2019: Suicide Prevention

Hi I’m Jill and I’m the Program Manager of Naomi Center with Stella’s Circle. October 10th is World Mental Health Day and the theme this year is suicide prevention. Suicide is a global public health issue and it is the second leading cause of death for individuals between the ages of 15 and 29. Here at Stella’s Circle the majority…

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Follow up, 10 years after ECT (shock treatments).

I just wanrted to check-in. I wanted to let you know that we got the diagnosis right. I have been off of psychiatric medication now for four years. That’s because the real correct diagnosis was actually hepatic encephalopathy from .. um… secondary to chronic candidiasis from all of the anitibiotics I was on as a child. Because I was on…

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Mental Illness and Me: Always Acting #MentalIllnessAndMe | #withcaptions @paulidin

Content Warning: mention of depression, self-harm, and suicide It’s one of those videos. [music] Hi, PaulTalkers and other viewers! I’m Paul and this is where PaulTalks. At one point in high school, I was called into the guidance counselor’s office because the girl I was heartbroken over had told them she was concerned I might hurt myself. Since just around…

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Depression: In a Relationship ┃ Jill Stewardson

(♪♪♪) Hi everybody, today I wanted to talk about an issue that many people might not be aware. Umm many people might not know what to do but I wanted to discuss it and it’s a very sensitive and personal topic but I think it’s important that we discuss it. So I’m gonna be talking about how to deal with…

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Depression & Anxiety Life Hacks #1: Emergency Coping

Hi. I’m Anne and this is a video I have been wanting to make for a long time largely because looking back there were several occasions in my life where I probably would have benefitted from watching something like this I have struggled with depression and anxiety for several years now and I continue to struggle. Mental illness sucks. It…

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Aboriginal Mental Health and Suicide Prevention – Dr Tracy Westerman

(SPINZ National Symposium 2009 Culture and Suicide Prevention in Aotearoa) (Dr Tracy Westerman Indigenous best practice) (Learning the importance of evaluation) I was actually talking about culture-bound phenomena and I had a professor of psychology say to me that there’s no evidence that culture-bound… or cultural illness exists. And I actually said to him, my response to him was, that…

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