mhapy was selected as the 2021 winner of the Nurse Innovator Award organized by the Registered Nurses’ foundation of Ontario (RNFOO). The award is worth $35,000.
Humans are wired to be touched, from birth until the day we die our need for physical intimacy remains, in fact physical intimacy has been intricately linked with stable mental health and general well being.
Despite having many resources such as peer support groups and counselors in the community, I have often found myself unable to access mental health support when I needed it most.
Dear Reader, I hope October has been kind to you so far. We have focused a lot on people living with mental health issues, and how they can navigate life with what they have.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) involves inducing a seizure in the brain by passing electric currents through it. Electrode pads are placed on the patient’s head and electric current is applied either on one or on both sides of the brain.
Hey, when you are dealing with depression, there is sometimes this pressure you might feel to get better. Usually, it comes from your loved ones, but not intentionally.
It is 2021. Everyone has been touched by anxiety or depression in some way. You have either had to deal with it yourself or you know someone who is.