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Mental Rescue Society, Redefining the Conversation Around Mental Health

PRESENTED ON JUN 09, 2016
IN EDMONTON @ VOL 25

"It's no surprise that there's a stigma around mental illness. Things are starting to change, but they need to change quicker."

Everyday thousands of people struggle to achieve what they feel is their definition of normal. Quinn Ohler is a member of Mental Rescue, a group of like-minded individuals bringing light to the shadows of mental health, by promoting physical and mental well-being. 

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Running Thru Mental & Physical Landscapes

BY RICK MEHTA
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 18, 2014

Rick Mehta speaks on how he came to love runnning, and where it's taken him -- both physcially and mentally. 

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Mental Illness Recovery Journals

BY BRYNN MCDONNELL
@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

Speaker Brynn McDonnell walks us through her experiences with mental illness through humor, personal stories, and research.

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Madness in Our Community: A Perspective on Mental Health Issues

BY JOE HARTSOE
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 07, 2016

Joe Hartsoe discusses erasing the stigma of mental health so that real conversations can happen

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Re-Positioning Mental Health

BY MARK KORTHUIS
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 01, 2017

“It might surprise you that Abraham Lincoln, when he was the President of the United States, suffered from clinical depression. He suffered for the duration of his life, and at the time they considered that a character flaw.”

Mark Korthuis examines the history of mental health—where we've been, where we are now, and why the mental health landscape will look drastically different over the next 150 years.

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Navigating the Waters of Mental Health

BY ALICE R.L.
@ VOL 32 ON DEC 06, 2017

Trigger warning:

Alice R.L. takes on a deep discussion on mental health, suicide, and self-harm. Please take care when listening and remember to keep on loving yourself. 

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Living in the Euregion: overcoming physical and mental borders

BY MIGNON SCHICHEL
@ VOL 34 ON JAN 30, 2018

Mignon Schichel experienced how living in a border region prepared her for crossing mental and physical borders. Consciously or not, crossing physical or mental borders has played an important role at several stages in her life. 

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Main Hoon Na

BY SUMITA BALHARA
@ VOL 10 ON JUL 28, 2018

Sumita Balhara, MD of Safe Campus, talks on the criticality of both, mental and physical protection skills.

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August 31, 2011

BY DAVID BARTLEY
IN SACRAMENTO

In this presentation, David Bartley speaks about mental health and suicide prevention.

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The Truth about Mental Illness

BY JAMES LOTT
@ VOL 14 ON NOV 30, 2018

James Lott has a lot of experience with mental illness. Listen to his presentation as he clarifies the realities of what mental illness is and is not.