Mental health expert warns of ‘significant increase’ in cannabis-induced psychosis

Experts warn of cannabis-induced psychosis From CTV News Channel: Schizophrenia Society of Canada's Chris Summerville discusses the dangers of cannabis-induced psychosis. Cillian O'Brien, CTVNews.ca Staff Published Tuesday, January 1, 2019 7:15AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, January 2, 2019 3:39PM EST   With marijuana now legalized in Canada, a mental health expert has predicted a significant … Continue reading Mental health expert warns of ‘significant increase’ in cannabis-induced psychosis

Anxiety and Avoidance – A Difficult Combination

by Marc Shuldiner, PsyD and Carrie Wilkens, PhD Are you worried you are drinking too much? Do you worry about your weight but can’t stop yourself from eating your comfort food favorites? When you try to quit smoking, do you find yourself restless and worrying about the future? If the answer to these questions is … Continue reading Anxiety and Avoidance – A Difficult Combination

The Dangers of Being Nice There’s a downside to always being the good guy. Posted Jul 21, 2018

You’ve met them, I’ve met them, or you may be one of them: nice people. They always give others the benefit of the doubt, are ready to give a hand, or volunteer for that task that no one wants. They’re sensitive to the feelings of others, easy to be around, and rarely if ever argue. … Continue reading The Dangers of Being Nice There’s a downside to always being the good guy. Posted Jul 21, 2018

Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines

Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines: A Comprehensive Update of Evidence and Recommendations | AJPH | Vol. 107 Issue 8 Background. Cannabis use is common in North America, especially among young people, and is associated with a risk of various acute and chronic adverse health outcomes. Cannabis control regimes are evolving, for example toward a national legalization … Continue reading Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines