today was the annual general meeting of the canadian mental health association. our speaker was dr. paul kershaw. from his intro: kershaw is an academic, public speaker and media contributor. he is one of canada’s leading thinkers about care-giving and family policy, receiving two national prizes from the canadian political science association for his research.… Continue reading why being canadian makes us sick
the CMHA (vancouver-burnaby branch) will be holding a depression and anxiety screening the evening of monday, january 18th 2010, which they call ‘blue monday.’ blue monday is traditionally the third monday in january, a date chosen because it occurs after the holidays but when the days are still dark and dreary, new year’s resolutions may… Continue reading depression screening on blue monday, january 18
this is a guest post by the CMHA vancouver-burnaby’s new executive director, rebecca shields. it is an entry for my participation in the 2008 blogathon, a 24-hour marathon of blogging. please support the cause and donate – however much, however little – to the canadian mental health association (vancouver/burnaby branch). to donate, email me or… Continue reading blogathon: walking into the CMHA – a surprise
repair work by marge johnson does it matter anymore why i broke down? can you give me a guarantee as to how long i will be able to continue once you try to repair me? do you know how long i can go this time before you once again consider me unsafe and take me… Continue reading blogathon poem: repair work
so here we are. it’s 4:38 and my first entry for today needs to posted by 5:00 am. it just started to dawn outside – or what i think is “started”, i never know how to measure that. when i got up 10 minutes ago, the sky wasn’t dark anymore but there was no hint… Continue reading blogathon: … and we’re off!
the serious countdown to the blogathon has started. it’s all i can think of (i didn’t even write a frozen pea post today!) as of this writing, it’s 10 hours until i post my first entry, at 5 am tomorrow morning. then 24 hours of blogging, posting an article every 30 minutes. yikes! i wonder… Continue reading last minute invitation to the blogathon