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I really dislike my existence at the moment, death seems highly inviting.

This is tricky!

Life in DBT and Hepzibah land has been eventful… The challenges and opportunities to grow and develop continue to present themselves with sometimes alarming frequency and intensity! 844 more words


Experts warn rash of suicides by first responders in Canada is a red flag

HALIFAX – A Halifax family physician says there needs to be more awareness and education around post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Dr. Howard Conter says he has several patients who suffer from the disorder. 465 more words


Med hjartet på rette staden

Til overskriften! Forhåpentligvis! (Du ser den til venstre -fnis!) Fra fredag har jeg gått med hjerteregistrering som jeg tok av idag! Så er det bare å vente på svaret – jeg håper det viser at alt er bra! 285 more words


Mental Health Preparedness: Psychological Protection Prior to a Disaster

This is the second in a three-part series on post traumatic stress disorder following disasters. Part One, PTSD in Emergency Workers, can be found here… 1,332 more words

Nature Related Emergencies

The Invisible War

There is a burning inside of me, anxiety, all of the time. I try to make my way through the days, try to put one foot in front of the other, and I think that I look okay on the outside. 328 more words


Post-9/11 veterans: their unended war for sanity - black dog pie: a magazine on depression and bipolar

Every American war spawns a new generation of damaged ex-soldiers.

Historically, these were mostly men, but, with changes in military personnel deployments in recent years, more women find themselves facing mental health challenges post-mission. 151 more words