Tag Archives: mental health

Trauma Informed Care at the IWK

Yesterday afternoon Leah Parsons and I had the pleasure to speak via teleconference with Dr. Jana Davidson and Dr. Connie Coniglio regarding todays release of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Halifax Regional Municipality report. The report was “undertaken by the authors, with the agreement of the appropriate departments, to focus on the continuum of ... Read More »

Review of IWK and Capital Health Policies to Begin

PRESS RELEASE: Premier’s Office June 25, 2013 12:50 PM The province has appointed an independent and nationally recognized expert to review the IWK Health Centre and Capital Health mental health and addictions programs, services, and policies as they relate to the events surrounding the death of a student. Dr. Jana Davidson will begin the review immediately. Dr. Davidson is vice ... Read More »

The Perils of Indifference

In a way, to be indifferent to that suffering is what makes the human being inhuman. Indifference, after all, is more dangerous than anger and hatred. Anger can at times be creative. One writes a great poem, a great symphony. One does something special for the sake of humanity because one is angry at the injustice that one witnesses. But ... Read More »