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What does it mean to have ADHD or a learning disability?

Join me at LD Edmonton’s parent support night this September for an information session and Q-&-A about how ADHD / LD translate into real life and school. Wednesday, 12 September from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Fulton Place School – … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Perspective on Cyberbullying

Further to my note earlier this week, the Centre for Suicide Prevention is also offering cyberbullying materials, this time with an Aboriginal view: http://suicideinfo.ca/Library/Resources/SpecialFeatures.aspx Includes types of cyberbullying & practical tips & resources to prevent & address the problem at school & … Continue reading

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The costs of not dealing with mental health… the benefits of dealing with it…

  WEF_Harvard_HE_GlobalEconomicBurdenNonCommunicableDiseases_2011 The World Economic Forum based in Geneva, Switzerland typically concerns itself with macroenomic concerns related to gobal competitiveness, global risks, the future of financial institutions and similar issues. The forum also considers the economic dimensions of more directly … Continue reading

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What it means to be “well”

It is a common misperception that “well-being” involves the absence of ailment. That you are mentally healthy if you are happy all the time and are never afflicted with feelings of depression, anger, sadness, or anxiety. But this is simply … Continue reading

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