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Nov 26, 2014 - WATERLOO REGION — A new hotline that's been overwhelmed with calls from people needing local mental health, addiction and crisis services is bracing for a busy holiday season. Here 24/7 will have extra staff on call if needed over the holidays. "We'll ...
Nov 26, 2014 - Published in the wake of a scathing auditor general's report this week on the difficulties veterans face accessing mental health services, the survey indicates the scale of the challenge the government will face as more Afghan vets leave the military ...and more »
Nov 26, 2014 - A Tuesday report from the auditor general's office raises questions about the ability of Veterans Affairs to handle the increasing numbers of veterans seeking help for mental health conditions. Despite repeated pledges by cabinet ministers that ...Auditor general 2014 report: Veterans' mental-health services criticizedCBC.caAuditor ...
Nov 26, 2014 - Mental Health: It's time to Talk The Expositor, in partnership with Woodview, St. Leonard's, the Brantford Public Library and Brantford Police Service, is putting the spotlight on mental health this week with a live chat. The live chat is being broadcast online here, beginning at 6:30 ...
Nov 26, 2014 - - According to a September 2014 report received by Vancouver city council, there are an estimated 2,000 “severely ill” hotel tenants (mostly living in the Downtown Eastside) who are not receiving the treatment they require for mental-health and addiction ...
Nov 26, 2014 - A new review suggest that individuals receiving treatment for gambling problems should also be screened for personality disorders. The recommendation comes after researchers from Monash University in Australia discovered treatment for gambling problems is often complicated because an individual may also suffer from a personality disorder. Experts ...
Nov 26, 2014 - Women with cocaine addiction who quit during pregnancy may have an easier time achieving long-term abstinence with the help of progesterone supplementation, according to a new study at Yale University. The study involved 50 pregnant women with cocaine use problems. Of all the women who stopped using cocaine during pregnancy, those who took exogenous progesterone […]
Nov 26, 2014 - A new study by plastic surgeons finds that differences in breast size have a significant mental health impact in adolescent girls. Researchers discovered breast asymmetry affects self-esteem, emotional well-being, and social functioning. The study has been published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the ...