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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

    Depression frees anxiety and fear inside you, so you explode at the slightest emotional pressure. The more depressed I became, the more I started loosing my patience with people and situations. I lost my temper easily. I blew …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

  In non-attachment, you are able to let go of your desire for things, people, or ideas. If you are able to stop clinging to things or people, you will ultimately have less stress, anxiety, and fear. That’s because the more …Read More

Substance use disorder can affect anyone. A recent study by American Addiction Centres found that people suffering with mental illness face a higher risk of developing substance use than the rest of the population. The substances looked at were alcohol, marijuana, opioids, …Read More

  We all need to be loved. That’s a good thing. But what is love? Love has many forms and voices. We try to explain love by categorizing it, by dividing it into different parts, and by saying only certain …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