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World Bipolar Day – Not someone “with bipolar” but a person first

March 27th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on World Bipolar Day – Not someone “with bipolar” but a person first)

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pfr-banner-post-1Natasha Kolida on World Bipolar Day: “You’re not getting to know someone with bipolar, you’re getting to know someone. Just think about that”

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World Bipolar Day – Righting the public misunderstandings about bipolar disorder

March 27th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on World Bipolar Day – Righting the public misunderstandings about bipolar disorder)

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pfr-banner-post-1Victoria Maxwell on World Bipolar Day: “I feel I can make my mark by righting some of the misunderstandings people have about bipolar disorder, and I do that a lot with humour”

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When trauma takes its toll, a very private CBC reporter goes public with his pain

January 25th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on When trauma takes its toll, a very private CBC reporter goes public with his pain)

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LostOnArrival_OnePager_UpdatedwithTrailer[2]pfr-banner-post-1For three decades, his radio and television reports have brought the country and the world into Canadian homes. But “Curt Petrovich, CBC News” has been silent for two years now, on medical leave while he struggles with debilitating PTSD

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Young mom confronts risks and taboos of synthetic opioid in new memoir

January 18th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Young mom confronts risks and taboos of synthetic opioid in new memoir)

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pfr-banner-post-1Amid headlines of overdoses and galloping addiction rates, Carlyn Zwarenstein’s memoir is an outspoken and provocative dispatch from the New Age of Opium

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Why is everyone talking about painkillers, but not about pain?

January 18th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Why is everyone talking about painkillers, but not about pain?)

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pfr-banner-post-1Brock University professor Dan Malleck says that while concern about addictive painkillers is strong, concern about the broader social causes of pain should be even stronger

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Zander Sherman on schizophrenia, family, and searching for the brother he knew

December 8th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Zander Sherman on schizophrenia, family, and searching for the brother he knew)

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schizophrenia stole my brother

banner pfr“Mom sat at the computer as I dictated words for her to Google: paranoia, delusions, rambling. The Internet returned schizophrenia, and we both scoffed”
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