Oh, the Joy of finding skeletons in Trump’s closet

American comedian, writer and actress Joy Behar is a one-woman PSA for a fascist under every bed

Oh, the Joy of finding skeletons in Trump’s closetTORONTO, Ont. Dec. 18, 2016/ Troy Media/ - God bless Joy Behar. If it weren’t for the febrile panelist on The View, one might think we’d made significant strides in the treatment of clinical paranoia. Guess not. She’s a one-woman PSA for a fascist under every bed. Trump “needs to resign” before inauguration day, she…

Anxiety over Trump reaches the spawning streams

Does Trump even realize the anguish he is causing in so many hearts and minds?

Anxiety over Trump reaches the spawning streamsPOWELL RIVER, B.C. Nov. 20, 2016/ Troy Media/ - This year is a big one for the chum or dog salmon, as unprecedented numbers turn up in the Salish Sea and Georgia Strait to spawn. Last weekend, some old school friends and I visited three creeks close to our house near Powell River. All had…

How Donald Trump will cope with losing

I wouldn’t like to be around him come November 10th, when it will clearly be all over bar the shouting

How Donald Trump will cope with losingEDMONTON, Alta. Oct. 23, 2016/ Troy Media/ - How does someone who has a severe case of narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) deal with humiliation? While psychologists may dispute that all of the features of narcissistic personality disorder have been on display in Donald Trump’s behaviour since he entered the Presidential race, enough of them have…

Why we need a made-in-Canada approach to assisted suicide

As Canadians weigh in on Bill C-14, some will say it has gone far enough. Others will insist it must go further

Why we need a made-in-Canada approach to assisted suicidePart 5 in our series on [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/series/assisted-suicide/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="1"]Assisted Suicide[/popup] WINNIPEG, Man. April 19, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Autonomy, it would seem, is an intoxicant. The more we have, the more we want. In tabling its draft legislation on physician-hastened death, the Federal Government has rejected several key recommendations made by the Parliamentary…

Assisted suicide for those with mental illness a risky proposition

The first of a three-part series on assisted suicide

Assisted suicide for those with mental illness a risky propositionWINNIPEG, Man. March 28, 2016/Troy Media/ - Who but those who have experienced it can appreciate the soul-crushing anguish of mental illness? Afflictions of the mind can be paralyzing and fundamentally change the way we perceive ourselves (I am worthless), anticipate the future (my prospects are hopeless), and experience the world (life is unfair and…

Assisted suicide should not be a substitute for adequate care

Physician-assisted death may serve as a substitute for effective support for people with mental health problems

[popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/03/assisted-suicide-not-substitute-adequate-care/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="1"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/health-suicide/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]assisted suicide[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/mental-health/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]mental health[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] By Jennifer A. Chandler and Simon Hatcher The University of Ottawa OTTAWA, Ont. March 10, 2016/ Troy Media/ - The federal government committee looking at…

A glimpse into Vancouver’s Eastside Skid Row

There were drug addicts on the street in 1976, but somehow many of the interactions seemed to involve mentally ill people

A glimpse into Vancouver’s Eastside Skid Row//  skid row [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/a-glimpse-into-vancouvers-eastside-skid-row/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/vancouver/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Vancouver[/popup] Eastside Skid Row and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/poverty/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]poverty[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] VANCOUVER, B.C. Jan. 24, 2016/ Troy Media/ - For four months in 1976, I was a pretend cop in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.  I was…

Five ways we can reduce suicide in Canada

Why a suicide prevention strategy needs to include personal injury prevention

Five ways we can reduce suicide in Canada//  suicide  suicide [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/five-ways-we-can-reduce-suicide-in-canada/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/health-suicide/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]suicide[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/mental-health/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]mental health[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] By Jitender Sareen Expert Advisor EvidenceNetwork.ca and Cara Katz Junior researcher Manitoba Population Mental Health Research Group WINNIPEG, Man. Jan. 11, 2016/ Troy…

Integrate physical and mental health services for better care

Individuals with both psychiatric and medical illnesses can't get the care they need it because of the way health services are delivered

Integrate physical and mental health services for better careDownload this column on mental health for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use By Sanjeev Sockalingam and Paul Kurdyak Expert Advisors EvidenceNetwork.ca TORONTO, ON Nov 7, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Our health system often puts mental and physical health into distinct silos of care, yet no such mind-body separation exists in actual patients. Many individuals…

Oregon shooting another suicide by mass murder

To stem the rising tide of these senseless slaughters requires a broad-ranging commitment to attack their mental health roots

Oregon shooting another suicide by mass murderDownload this column on mass murder for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use EDMONTON, AB Oct 6, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Will stricter U.S. gun control reduce the number of mass murders in that country, or is the lack of mental health supports at the root of the killings? The gunman…