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Jeff Conners
Clinical Social Worker & Prevention Practitioner • Social Justice • Mental Wellness • Substance Use • Men's Health
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Bif Naked Feb 17
Reflecting this weekend, and holding families impacted by in my heart. Thank you to for continued work with people who need a safe place, support, and connection with services.
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sarbjit kaur Feb 17
How any politicians can support this convoy is beyond me. Do the participants need to announce their hateful ideology on their hats for folks to understand? Oh wait - they are wearing the hats. And vests! It’s pretty clear.
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Men's Health Research Feb 12
Two-thirds of men put off dealing with health problems until they are 'severe'
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Dr Mark Tyndall Feb 9
From all we know about the overdose crisis in North America, forcing patients off their pain medications is probably the most effective way to kill them - by the thousands. Deliberately tossing people into a toxic illegal drug market is unethical.
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TheMensCentre Feb 7
HOLY HELL! the words 'men's health' were spoken in federal parliament yesterday! fantastic! Economic argument to keep the words on the lips of our leaders, $37+ billion/year costs of poor male health in Cda Ministry on the Status of Men Canada....
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Dr Mark Tyndall Feb 6
As long as drug users are criminalized, all the heroic efforts to reduce overdose deaths are severely undermined or even nullified. New Canadian Medical Association head calls for debate on decriminalizing opioids
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Amanda Siebert Feb 4
The images used in Quebec's new awareness campaign are just bizarre.
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Quillette Feb 4
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Travis Lupick Feb 1
"European settlers killed 56 million indigenous people over about 100 years in South, Central and North America, causing large swaths of farmland to be abandoned and reforested." "They caused so much death and disease that it changed the global climate."
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BCCSU Jan 31
"Why do we have stigma?" The first in a series of free public events hosted by 's Speakers Bureau team. Current and former drug users will join of to discuss the origins and impact of stigma. RSVP here:
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Andrea Woo | 鄔瑞楓 Jan 30
The overdose crisis has caused life expectancy for men in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to drop by four years.
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MAPSCanada Jan 30
Tickets are now available for our next fundraiser 'Healing Trauma & Addiction with Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy' at !
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The New York Times Jan 30
Do e-cigarettes actually help smokers quit? The first large study gives a clear answer: yes. Almost twice as well as gum or patches.
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Beverley Powell Jan 28
Positive news: Three boys found man about to jump off bridge, grabbed him and didn't let go
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Men's Health Research Jan 29
"To be a father in a time when masculinity is being broken down, reshaped and attempted to be put back together is a daunting task." Read this great article penned by psychology and MHR PhD -
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Jeff Conners Jan 30
Mental health affects all families & commmunities. Talking is a good first step, having someone listen is just as important.
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Canadian Men's Health Foundation Jan 30
You don’t need to be an expert on to talk about it. It’s often simple as asking: “How are you?” or “What can I do to help?” Today is Let’s Talk day. For each view of the video below, or tweet with ⁠⁠, Bell will donate 5¢ to mental health initiatives.
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Beckley Foundation Jan 24
The most common reason for people 'overdosing MDMA' is that it was not MDMA. The second most common reason is that the strength of the MDMA is unknown to the user. A regulated market would solve these issues, in the meantime, pill testing would help.
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Jeff Conners Jan 23
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CAMH NicotineService Jan 22
60% of individuals with a history of depression are current or past smokers and approximately 80% of people who drink also smoke. Therefore, practitioners should offer a combination of counselling and pharmacotherapy treatment for .
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