Posted by: Youth Service Network & We Belong Project | March 14, 2012

Research and Resources

Drug Use, Prescribed Medication and Mental Health Workshop. May 2, 2012 $15

Date: Wednesday May 2, 2012  9:00 am – 12:00 noon View

Understanding and Working with Opioid Use Workshop. April 4, 2012 $30

Date: Wednesday April 4, 2012   9:30 am – 4:00 pm View

Suicide Rates Highest In 15 Years -US

Between 2008 and 2009, the suicide rate in the United States rose by 2.4%, …the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, an emergency crisis hotline, revealed that the volume of calls they received between 2010 and 2011 increased by 14%. Please view the link below for more information. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/241911.php View

Employees Able To Return To Work Sooner Following Work-Focused Psychotherapy

Please click the attachment for more information. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/242221.php View

Meditation may help depression

Links to YouTube videos at:   http://www.camh.net/ or http://www.youtube.com/watch.  There are many places to find mindfulness meditations.  Be careful of sources.  Not all are reputable.  Ask a therapist or visit the library.   One free series available on the internet at: www.youtube.com/user/centerformindfulness View

Thousands fewer would die each year if Ontario’s poor were as healthy as the rich

If poorer Ontarians were as healthy as richer Ontarians, there would be 230,000 fewer people with disabilities and nearly 3,400 fewer deaths annually, according to an exhaustive study on women’s health. To read the full article, please click the link below.  http://www.healthzone.ca/health/article/1138332–thousands-fewer-would-die-each-year-if-ontario-s-poor-were-as-healthy-as-the-rich   View

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