How the Nature of Alcohol Nurtured my Young Addiction

Bemelman's Bar, a place I went for fun and comfort.  Susan B. Raphael Reminiscent of a playful kaleidoscope, the sparkling booze-filled bottles that lined the wall tempted my youthful will. There was something magical about that glass wall at Bemelman’s – a former Toronto hotspot – where I once lunched with my father after visiting … Continue reading How the Nature of Alcohol Nurtured my Young Addiction

Five Invisible Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress

Amani Omejer writer, cartoonist, health activist 04/10/2017 12:56 BST | Updated 04/10/2017 12:56 BST Healing developmental trauma is this all consuming maze that I'm walking through, where nobody has a map for, because no healing maze is the same. People can offer insights into their own experiences, they can offer me a look at my … Continue reading Five Invisible Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress