Monthly Archives: October 2015

Kids becoming problem gamblers: What are the odds?

The Spring Carnival is in full flight….the fillies, the fashion and the flutters. Hmmmm…..”flutters”. “Flutters” is one of those words that makes something that could be very serious seem like it’s a tiny, wee thing that is harmless, perhaps even beautiful. For some, a flutter is poison.

Problem gambling, in essence, is when someone has […]

By |October 28th, 2015|General|0 Comments

Children as terrorists? How can we counter-terrorise them?

It seems just so wrong to even be thinking about children perpetrating acts of terrorism or extreme violence. There’s a part of my head that just doesn’t want to go there. I find myself trying to duck and weave to avoid the scandalous, over-inflated, anxiety-provoking media articles designed to keep us glued to screen […]

By |October 22nd, 2015|General|0 Comments

Destination Mental Health: Helping depressed young people arrive at a better place

Depression in young people is something we hear more about these days, but sadly, it is still something that goes undetected and can seriously affect a young person…even to the point of suicide. There are many programs out there that attempt to make things better for young people and mental health. The great news […]

By |October 5th, 2015|General|0 Comments

Who’s afraid of big, bad germs? Kids and health anxieties.

When you think about health, what do you think about? How fit you are? Whether you have a disease or not? Being injury free?

Most people think about health as being something they either have or do not have, when, generally speaking, we are probably all on a spectrum of health. Some people who have […]

By |October 1st, 2015|General|0 Comments