Thursday, May 24, 2018
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As she sought treatment, she met others like her, which helped her to begin

http://toronto.citynews.ca/2018/03/22/montreal-therapists-citizens-raise-awareness-of-compulsive-hoarding/ MONTREAL – Mitsou Lefebvre-Lafrance never realized that the piles of books, papers, clothes, collectibles and craft supplies that covered every surface in her Montreal apartment were a problem until she needed to move to a smaller space. But as the move approached, she suddenly realized she just couldn’t, or didn’t know

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Peer Support for Women Deemed Invaluable

https://www.siliconrepublic.com/start-ups/peer-support-women-entrepreneurs-study From 2013 to 2017, participants on women entrepreneurship programmes sponsored by Enterprise Ireland were asked about their opinions of existing peer support schemes. 109 qualified women entrepreneurs who took part in the programmes were surveyed during the four-year period. The research found that the vast majority of participants on these programmes

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Online peer support for eating disorders

http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1542078-eating-disorder-group-to-launch-online-peer-support-service# The crowning event of the week is the launching of the online peer support service. “We are so excited about that,” Hebert-Boyd said. “It’s a big, big step for us because we’ve really wanted to expand our support groups to outside of HRM. We know there’s a need because we get

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Meditation does not make you a better person

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/05/meditation-does-not-make-better-person-study-finds/ "We did not find that meditation had any negative effects, however the good impacts can be compared to a placebo effect. “A person may have the expectation of becoming a better person through meditating, and may believe that to be the case - but in fact this has not been proven.”

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Research shows peer support can significantly reduce relapse

http://bismarcktribune.com/news/local/bismarck/peer-support-helps-those-in-grip-of-addiction/article_148deb70-091b-5cf1-8f92-589c7fdebee3.html Peer specialists use their experiences of recovery from an addiction or mental illness, and, through formal training, are able to support others in a behavioral health setting. In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in the use of peer support services within treatment settings to assist in recovery. Recent

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Estimated 20,000 smokers in Northland

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/northern-advocate/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503450&objectid=11967269 Quit smoking— hundreds of Northlanders have and others are urged to follow suit as part of their New Year's resolution. That's the message from the Northland District Health Board which says a further 10 per cent hike in taxes on cigarette and tobacco products from today should be another incentive to

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Auckland Peer Support For Male Survivors of Trauma

Better Blokes Peer Support Groups are weekly meetings of men  recovering from the affects of childhood trauma-:emotional ,verbal, physical and sexual abuse facilitated by a man who also has experienced childhood sexual trauma. The meetings are held in  three Auckland locations: Henderson , Three Kings and Papatoetoe. There is one Northland meeting

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