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(Driveway chalk work design done by and courtesy of Kerry Monaghan, Ottawa, ON) Who could have ever predicted that after having experienced a total of 33 years of successful career as a senior professional social worker within an Ontario child welfare agency and two provincial psychiatric hospitals plus being … Read more
In my previous blog titled “Writing Poems – One of My Mental Health Safety Valves,” I stated how I love to write poetry. I also affirmed that I usually get my inspiration from friends’ photos which are posted on Facebook. As I was preparing two separate collections of poems this … Read more
COVID-19 has brought difficulties for us all. I find myself in the fortunate position of having full-time work and stability in my life. I work on the frontline helping individuals living with mental health and substance use conditions, which is a line of work I found through my own challenges … Read more
This blog post is shared from CREST.BD network member Victoria Maxwell, who first posted it on her blog in 2019. We’ve reposted it here with her permission. For more information about bipolar disorder and sleep, please consider joining us on May 12th (13th in Australia) for our #TalkBD online gathering: … Read more