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Long time, no post

Posted on 14 March, 2017 at 17:20 Comments comments (0)

Well, here goes nothing. This is the first blog post I have ever done. Wish me luck :D


I find it hard to believe that we didn't have even one post in 2016. The year sort of ran away on us. And here we are already 2-1/2 months into 2017. I guess you could say our little CMHS baby has started to stretch and grow. We have continued to develop relationships with colleagues, and expanded the services we provide. And, of course, we try to be available to our clients as much as pos...

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Westlock Community Engagement

Posted on 5 November, 2015 at 17:10 Comments comments (0)

We spent a good part of the day in Westlock yesterday. We attended the Rural Kids Matter meeting, and the team is doing great. We helped crunch some stats for the group, and have edited the info again today for approval. Nearly half of kids entering shool in the region will require some assistance in one of the developmental areas addressed in the 2014 report on the region. Overall, in each area specifically looked at, the Westlock/Thorhild region children are right around the provincial aver...

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ADHD

Posted on 26 October, 2015 at 20:00 Comments comments (0)

ADHD is one of the most diagnosed conditions in children, yet it is one of the most underdiagnosed conditions in adulthood. There is a lot of confusion as to what ADHD is and is not. There are also a lot of myths regarding ADHD.

 

First of all, we need to clarify a few terms. ADHD is the common diagnostic term. The older term ADD, is still used by many people although it is not the official medical diagnosis anymore. ADD is now diagnostically called ADHD, inattentive subtype...

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Depression. Straightforward, or is it?

Posted on 14 September, 2015 at 14:15 Comments comments (0)

Depression is the most commonly diagnosed mental health condition, and the majority of cases are diagnosed by a family physician. It seems straightfrorward; you feel depressed, have a hard time accomplishing what you want to, and your relationships suffer. Your doctor has given you an antidepressant, and it doesn't seem to do much for you, so you try another. This time you feel worse. Your doctor refers you for counseling, which helps a bit, but you are still struggling.


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First Post

Posted on 25 March, 2015 at 13:35 Comments comments (0)

On  this page we will post interesting findings in the research regarding mental health issues.

Rural Kids Matter Westlock

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We attended a meeting in Westlock this afternoon with the great people at Rural Kids Matter. We have agreed to unofficially partner, and will try to help spread the word regarding this great resource. We will be adding a community partners page to the website to make networking easier once we get the information from Rural Kids Matter. We are looking forward to building relationships with the great people in the communities we offer services in.

Rural Kids Matter Westlock

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We attended a meeting in Westlock this afternoon with the great people at Rural Kids Matter. We have agreed to unofficially partner, and will try to help spread the word regarding this great resource. We will be adding a community partners page to the website to make networking easier once we get the information from Rural Kids Matter. We are looking forward to building relationships with the great people in the communities we offer services in.


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