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    ALGEE is CPR for mental health. Mental Health First Aid trains you to help someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis. That crisis could be anything from a trauma flashback like in PTSD, to abusing a substance, to …Read More

  Did you know there are mental health first aid courses? I didn’t. Then I got an email from my local mental health organization promoting a series of mental health first aid courses. What a great idea! After all, if  …Read More

    If you want a fruit that’s healthy and can lift your mood, eat a cucumber. Cucumbers are members of the squash, pumpkin, and melon family. This means cucumbers are high in water content, low in calories, and good for …Read More

Holy basil, or tulsi, is part of the mint family of herbs. In Hinduism, holy basil is believed to promote long life and good health. It has been used for centuries to treat depression, stress, and anxiety. Holy basil is …Read More

    Your body looses electrolytes through sweat whenever you do heavy physical work, exercise, or sweat lots. An easy way to replenish those electrolytes is with an electrolyte drink. There are lots of different ones on the market, but …Read More

Recently I was tested for sleep apnea. Being severely depressed like myself creates changes and disturbances to sleep. I’d go bed tired and wanting to sleep. But I couldn’t fall asleep. My mind kept me awake until 3 or 4 …Read More

TEN THINGS ABOUT DEPRESSION: 1. Depression is not the same as being sad. Sadness is a temporary emotional state. Sadness is emotional pain triggered by a painful, difficult, challenging, or disappointing experience. You feel sad about something. Sadness is a healthy …Read More

These jobs can make you depressed. Certain workplaces can lead to more depression than others because of stress, exposure to toxins, social isolation, and lack of social support (such as counselling services). All jobs have a baseline level of stress …Read More

Do antidepressants cause side effects? Yes, antidepressants can react poorly with your body and create unwanted side effects. Some side effects are temporary and will go away. Certain antidepressants will also change your personality. But some side effects don’t go …Read More

  Trans fats cause depression. Trans fats cause depression, memory loss, and shrink your brain. Trans fats are artificially created fats. Some people say trans fats are closer to plastics because of the way trans fats are created. Trans fats …Read More