Category Archives: youth

When Children Commit Suicide

Upon hearing about the death of Rehtaeh Parsons in Dartmouth Nova Scotia recently, it made me think; “What kind of world are we living in now that children are actually killing themselves?”  I’ll tell you what kind.  The kind that … Continue reading

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Dangerous Drugs: Part 2

     Over the last few years, increasingly acts of random violence have been on the up rise.  One major factor in common- everyone is taking psychotropic drugs in some form or another.  These are mind altering drugs based on a … Continue reading

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Dangerous Drugs: The Link between Psychiatric Drugs & Violence (Part 1)

After the horrific shootings last week and hearing passing reports that the 20 year old shooter, Adam Lanza had been on anti depressants and remembering that past mass shooters  were also on antidepressants, made me research the prevalence of  medicating … Continue reading

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