CWAR Chat: When we replace one addiction with another

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In case you missed it, yesterday we hosted an amazing discussion and Twitter chat, where Kim Barthel and Theo Fleury joined people across the globe in a conversation about replacing one addiction with another.

If you happened to miss out this time, here’s … Read the rest

Raising awareness about the trauma of cancer

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September is a month of awareness campaigns surrounding a variety of cancers, from childhood to ovarian to blood to prostate cancer. While this month serves as an opportunity for organizations and those living with the diseases to raise awareness about cancer, we … Read the rest

How teachers can mentally prepare for school season

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For some teachers, August may bring the stressful reminder that school starts in a matter of weeks, for others it may seem like a distant worry. Either way, this month is the last chance to reset and recharge before it’s … Read the rest

How walking in nature eases brain fatigue

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We have already written on our blog prior about how being in nature has amazing healing benefits, but now scientists have discovered that walking among nature can ease brain fatigue too. Just like our bodies, our brains can get tired … Read the rest

How to Cope with the Trauma of Terrorism

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Recent terrorist attacks in the United Kingdom has left many around the world grappling with unspeakable tragedy and trauma.

The traumatic effects of terrorism can be significant and widespread, affecting any number of demographics:

  • Survivors of past traumatic events
  • People
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What is PTSD and how does it affect us?

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June is ‘PTSD Awareness Month’, and in order to raise awareness about PTSD and allow people to heal from it, we need to understand what it is. PTSD is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a condition that occurs following the experience (through first-hand … Read the rest

Breaking the Stigma Around Police and PTSD

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It’s National Police Week in Canada, an awareness initiative created to help police connect with their communities and increase awareness about what they do.

Police officers hold one of the most courageous jobs out there, but what’s not talked about as much, is … Read the rest