Tag Archives: mental health

Technology for physical health, mental health & addictions care

Guest post by Sean Erreger @StuckonSW Mental health and addictions are becoming in the forefront of healthcare. Healthcare leaders are thinking about how they can better address mental health and addictions needs of those they serve.  Opportunities such as co-location of mental health services in primary care are slowly changing the way mental health care. […]

Mental Health + Social Media

Blog post by Colin Hung. Over the past seven years, Bell Canada’s Let’s Talk initiative has put the spotlight on mental health in Canada. Started in 2010, the Let’s Talk program has generated over $86 Million dollars for mental health research, support lines and charities. January 31st is #BellLetsTalk day and I thought it would […]

Sacrifice

Blog post by Colin Hung The next #hcldr tweetchat falls on November 11th 2014 – Remembrance Day/Veterans Day. In honour of that day, this upcoming chat is dedicated to combat medics, international aid workers, healthcare volunteers and all other brave men and women who have served or are currently serving abroad. Personally, November 11th is […]

What can we do if a loved one doesn’t want medical help?

Blog post by Colin Hung On Monday August 11th the world lost a great entertainer – Robin Williams. As the details of his death became clearer, his battles with depression and addiction became headline news. Williams’ mental health issues and his suicide were analyzed and re-analyzed by the media with an army of clinical experts. […]

Psychologists, Behavioral Health and Primary Care – Oh My!

Blog post by Colin Hung One of the best things about social media is meeting people with different perspectives. I am constantly amazed at all the points of view that people “see” problems. Each of us has a unique lens through which we see the world – a lens shaped by training and experience. A […]

The Science of Healing Places – April 15 2014 Chat

Blog post by Lisa Fields I first became interested in Esther Sternberg MD after listening to a remarkable interview by Krista Tippett’s (@kristatippett) host of On Being (@Beingtweets). “Esther Sternberg is an immunologist and a pioneer on this new frontier that’s giving rise to disciplines like neuroimmunology and environmental psychology. Architects are working with scientists to […]