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Canucks respond to scathing discrimination allegations from former employee

The Vancouver Canucks have been accused of discrimination by former employee Rachel Doerrie on Sunday. The allegations specifically call out assistant general manager Emilie Castonguay. Castonguay allegedly attempted to “eliminate her (Doerrie) from the organization.” Furthermore, Doerrie claims the Canucks assistant general manager made light of previously disclosed mental health issues. Castonguay released a statement […] The post Canucks respond to scathing discrimination allegations from former employee appeared first on ClutchPoints.
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'Power Rangers' Star Jason David Frank Struggled with Mental Health, Friend Says

Jason David Frank was beloved for playing the hero on-screen -- but according to a friend, his true heroism happened in real life as he battled mental health issues for years. Mike Bronzoulis, a prized MMA fighter and one of Jason's closest friends, tells TMZ ... since they became friends in 2010, Jason was always open with him about bouts of depression and mental health struggles -- though he kept it private from most people.
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Gotham Gazette

Despite State Budget Funding, Little Progress Bringing Psychiatric Beds Back Into Service

New York State has made little progress bringing 1,000 shuttered psychiatric beds back into service after they were closed during the covid pandemic, raising questions about a signature element of the mental health and public safety agendas of Governor Kathy Hochul and Mayor Eric Adams. In the April budget, Hochul...
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Medical Daily

Looking For A Mental Health-Friendly Activity? Try Fishing

Are you looking for an activity to help ease mental health issues? You might want to give recreational fishing a try. Fishing has been touted as an activity that can help reduce stress, allow one to enjoy the outdoors and also boost mood and self-esteem. That is in addition to the physical benefits of the activity.
hippocraticpost.com

Positive social-emotional schools boost mental health

Positive social-emotional environments in schools boosts student’s mental health. A Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) led project has shown that fostering a positive social-emotional environment in schools can boost students’ mental health. The Wellcome Trust’s Active Ingredients for Youth Anxiety and Depression Commission last year announced the...
theberkshireedge.com

Shining the light on mental illness and suicide prevention

Great Barrington — The Berkshire International Film Festival, in conjunction with the Austen Riggs Center, held a screening of part of the documentary “Hiding in Plain Sight, Youth Mental Illness” at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center on Sunday, November 20. The documentary, produced by Ken Burns and...
thevarsity.ca

Comment-in-brief: Mental health services at the college level should be better promoted

U of T has made considerable progress over the past three years to improve student mental health and well-being supports. The improvements made through the Provostial Task Force targeted all three campuses and focused on student services at a macro level. However, the smaller-scale services, such as those offered through...
Springwise

A platform for workplace wellbeing

Spotted: Helping people to deal with mental health problems has rarely been more urgent – or more difficult. Rates of depression and anxiety have soared since the pandemic, and the world faces a shortage of trained mental health professionals. Yet, while there are a number of wellbeing apps and programmes out there aimed at businesses, few of these combine technology with real-life, human psychologists. This is a gap that Madrid-based emotional wellbeing service Ifeel hopes to fill.
goodmenproject.com

Why Great Success Often Leads to Severe Depression

Depression is often thought to be brought on by feelings of failure, but it can also exist even when things are going exceptionally well. The truth is success can be a double-edged sword. While it can bring joy, abundance, and fulfillment, it can also lead to severe depression. This paradoxical phenomenon has been studied by psychologists for decades, and there is consensus that a strong link exists between severe depression and great success.
Forbes

Weathering The Winter Storm: The Role Of Health Coaches In The Holiday Season

Sandra Scheinbaum, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, Functional Medicine Coaching Academy, Inc. From American Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, many people suddenly find their calendars bulging with holiday events—some optional, some mandatory (often work-related), some … tacitly obligatory (so as not to invoke the wrath of Great Aunt Thelma). While these events can be a lot of fun, they can also activate certain stressors, particularly for people with challenges surrounding family relationships, seasonal affective disorder and other mental health issues, and food and alcohol consumption, to name a few.
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