Tag Archives: mental health

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 […]