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Mark Korthuis

in Edmonton

Re-Positioning Mental Health

PRESENTED ON JUN 01, 2017
IN EDMONTON @ VOL 28

“It might surprise you that Abraham Lincoln, when he was the President of the United States, suffered from clinical depression. He suffered for the duration of his life, and at the time they considered that a character flaw.”

Mark Korthuis examines the history of mental health—where we've been, where we are now, and why the mental health landscape will look drastically different over the next 150 years.

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TELL

BY IAN DE STAINS
@ BCCJ COMMUNITY HUB ON OCT 09, 2014

Having good mental health, is just as important as having good physical health. Executive Director Ian de Stains goes into depth on the topic of mental health, and how the non-profit organization, TELL, helps with many people with mental illness, or just need a safe place to go and talk. 

 

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This is What Going Crazy Feels Like

BY BECKY CASTLE MILLER
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 09, 2014

In 2009, while dealing with undiagnosed postpartum depression, Becky Castle Miller experienced an emotional breakdown. She battled Major Depressive Disorder for two years. She wants to invite people into the experience of mental illness to help reduce the stigma surrounding public discussions of mental health. In January, she will be (re)launching an online magazine about women's mental and emotional health. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 4, 2015.

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Chubby Wax Crayons

BY PAUL MUIR
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 22, 2015

Artist and drama therapist, Paul Muir talks about the work he created over a 20 year period whilst in therapy and the insights and self-healing journey he went through.

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Mental and Emotional Rubbish

BY AKSANA SADYKOVA
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 21, 2015

Aksana Sadykova - psychotherapist, author and founder of the project NewMe Project.

Presentation about the importance of hygiene and the importance of thoughts and emotions.

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Mental Illness Recovery Journals

BY BRYNN MCDONNELL
@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

Speaker Brynn McDonnell walks us through her experiences with mental illness through humor, personal stories, and research.

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Madness in Our Community: A Perspective on Mental Health Issues

BY JOE HARTSOE
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 07, 2016

Joe Hartsoe discusses erasing the stigma of mental health so that real conversations can happen

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Mental Rescue Society, Redefining the Conversation Around Mental Health

BY QUINN OHLER
@ VOL 25 ON JUN 09, 2016

"It's no surprise that there's a stigma around mental illness. Things are starting to change, but they need to change quicker."

Everyday thousands of people struggle to achieve what they feel is their definition of normal. Quinn Ohler is a member of Mental Rescue, a group of like-minded individuals bringing light to the shadows of mental health, by promoting physical and mental well-being. 

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Using Eye Movements to Diagnose Psychiatric Disorders

BY MICHAEL TURNER
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 23, 2017

Mike Turner is an academic psychiatry trainee working in Royal Cornhill Hospital. His week is split between four days of clinical work and one day of research. His speaks about the research project he is currently involved in which uses the tracking of eye movements as a tool to diagnose mental illness.

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Nutrition and Mental Health.

BY NICCI CULVER
@ VOL 28 ON JUL 27, 2017

Nicci Culver talks about the effect of what we eat on how we feel mentally. She discusses what types of foods improve mood as well as what foods improve nutritional health.