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One in six military suffered mental health problems: StatsCan

A new Statistics Canada survey shows one in six military members reported suffering from depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress or having abused alcohol in the previous 12 months, with those who served in Afghanistan at greatest risk. 474 more words

National

A trigger moment

I will never forget the day I was standing at my laundry trough and my former husband entered the room. I knew it was him. I sensed him behind me and made to turn and say Hi. 823 more words

When the triggers stick...

As we ascended the steps onto the Uptown 1,2 and 3 platform in Midtown yesterday afternoon around 3:30, I saw what everyone else saw. A humiliated man in a suit with head down and pretending to write in a notebook. 2,141 more words

Sadness

It’s so easy for things to go back to such a low. I feel so fragile, as if a gust of wind could simply blow me away. 28 more words

Depression

The New York Times “likes” me… and I haven’t even finished writing my book

Okay, I’ll admit it, saying that the New York Times likes me, when all they did was “like” my comment about the horrific way we treat mental illness in this country, is a bit of a stretch. 414 more words

C-PTSD

Eractic Mood Swings - High/Giddy

My mood has gone very high and giddy these past few days, since I found out I might be able to train pain free again someday.   124 more words

Depression

A Belated Review of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1"

ONE FAN’S OPINIONS AND REFLECTIONS OF THE PENULTIMATE INSTALLMENT OF SUZANNE COLLINS’ EPIC TRILOGY

Like the previous film, “Catching Fire”,  I had been looking forward to this newest “Hunger Games” movie for a long time – a year to be precise, like everyone else who has been enamored with author Suzanne Collins’ tale of a futuristic dystopian world. 1,002 more words

The Hunger Games