December 12, 2018
PTSD in BC’s First Responders – Let’s do the Right Thing and Look After Them I think most Canadians would be surprised by the care a suffering firefighter receives when he or she has to
December 10, 2018
PTSD and First Responders – No, you don’t know what it’s like to be them I heard someone talking about how trendy PTSD is now throughout Canada. She said it was the latest mental health
November 11, 2015
With Remembrance Day approaching, I was reminded of a tribute that has been taking place here at SCHC… Some time ago, I began to notice a small collection of boulders piled atop the beach hill. These
June 18, 2014
SCHC’s Trauma Program is a unique feature and one we felt deserved more attention on our blog to help readers who may find it to be a ideal fit for them or a loved one.
May 15, 2013
I think one measure of a good addiction treatment program is its ability to address the unique needs of individual clients. Over the years, our program has evolved to handle just about any situation. There
May 21, 2010
By Geoff Thompson – MA, CCC Program Director Lots of men who have participated at Sunshine Coast Health Center struggle with things beyond addiction. Some typical challenges are depression, anxiety and panic attacks, post-traumatic stress
March 24, 2010
Modern war and major disasters such as 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina have highlighted the horrendous effects of psychological trauma. Here are some rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): 23 percent in regions in Israel that
October 13, 2008
This article is a review of a two-day Dr. Donald Meichenbaum workshop for therapists presented by Jack Hirose & Associates October 8 & 9 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.