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Alzheimer’s and dementia are not part of normal aging. How can you tell if someone has Alzheimer’s or dementia? What are the early signs of Alzheimer’s, and how is it different from normal aging? My grandmother had Alzheimer’s When my […]

Accompanying family to a clinic has many benefits. Having someone familiar and used to your behaviour and moods creates a safe space to release emotions. Usually there’s some amount of anxiety when going to a clinic or hospital. Family can […]

  Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 30, 2019 in Canada. Bell Let’s Talk Day started in 2010, back when talking about mental health wasn’t something people did openly. Bell Let’s Talk helped start that national conversation. Stigma started breaking […]

Diabetic bullying is a serious threat for many kids and teens who are diabetic. Bullies like to pick on anyone who is visibly different. A diabetic kid is a clear target. Diabetes is a disease that is managed with epipens, CGM, […]

New research shows bullying changes brain structure, increasing mental health problems. It’s thought that as many as 30% of young people are cyber bullied daily in the United States. Let that soak in for a minute. Do you know if your […]

I write my own articles about depression and how you can help someone who is depressed. Occasionally though, I will share an article which hits the right notes with me. This is one of those moments. “Ask Amy” is a […]

    We need to get more depression researchers and depressed people into a healthy relationship. People with depression help move research forward. It’s not easy for a depressed person to function some days, much less be involved in research. […]

Personal boundaries are there for a reason. Sometimes being a caring person backfires because the personal boundary is broken. Some people don’t want your help. Others don’t need it. Some people may misconstrue your help as you being nosey, poking […]

Do you want to better connect with your depressed friend? I know some of my friends wish they could better understand me, or help me cope with the darkness. I get that they want to help. But there is a […]

    How do you deal with a depressed person? It’s easy to slip up and make mistakes. To say something that you shouldn’t have. So here’s three rules of thumb for dealing with a depressed person. 1. TALK NON […]