Here is a list of some additional mental health apps: More Mental Health Apps Anxiety Stop Panic & Anxiety Self-Help: Meditate, Sleep, Relax https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.excelatlife.panic&hl=en Android Rating: 4 stars This friendly app offers a range of self-help methods for individuals who are serious about learning to manage their anxiety. Established methods of self-help are provided in… Continue reading More Mental Health Apps
When I was in high school something tragic happened, a student named Kyle took his own life. Our school community was devastated. Walking through the halls like zombies were numerous students who not only knew Kyle, but were close friends with him. I remember seeing a girl I know who was best friends with him… Continue reading #smileforkyle
It is so important to find someone you feel comfortable talking to. Someone you can tell anything to and know they will support you. Someone whose always ready to listen, to ask if you’re okay, to see if you are drowning. I am so thankful that I have found 2 of these people. I know… Continue reading Someone to Talk to
Recently I watched the movie It’s Kind of a Funny Story. For those of you who have not seen this movie, it is about a clinically depressed teenage boy named Craig, who checks himself into the psychiatric ward of a hospital after contemplating suicide. There were quite a few things I learned from this movie: People think… Continue reading It’s Kind of a Funny Story
I attended a small rural high school about three hours west of Oshawa. When I think of a small high school like the one I attended, I think of closeness and simplicity. I think of a place where everyone knows everyone, where news travels fast, and where your prom takes place in the high school… Continue reading Reacting To Loss
I called into the office of a psychiatrist in Barrie, ON sometime last month. I spoke with the receptionist, who while lovely and helpful, presented me with the next available appointment date for a psychiatric diagnostic appointment: Friday, October 25, 2017 at 9:15 am. As she read off the date and time, the only thing… Continue reading The State of Our Mental Health System
One of the most frustrating things can be trying to help someone who refuses your help. My brother has needed help regarding his mental health for years, but has always refused. When he was younger my parents took him to various psychologists and counsellors in hopes that someone would be able to help him, or… Continue reading How can I help?