Well-being Wednesdays with Noel McDermott

PRESS RELEASE  12 APRIL 2019 Mental Health Campaigner Jon Salmon to be Inaugural Guest on ‘Well-being Wednesdays with Noel McDermott’ Launch Show on Men’s Radio Station ‘Well-being Wednesdays with Noel McDermott’ launches on Wednesday 17th of April at 9pm and Noel is looking forward to welcoming his first esteemed guest for the series, mental health […]

Fear Factor – 3 Tips to Stay Ahead of Your Fears

Do you ever feel guilty or resentful for having fearful thoughts? Ever condemn yourself for being fearful in life situations?   Most things that matter a hill of beans to us will not show up without some resemblance of a fearful thought. The more risk you take in living a life filled with authentic, self […]

PTSD and Trauma

Trauma and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) The overwhelming, continual and repetitive FEAR associated with experienced TRAUMA can lead to PTSD from a VERY young age… and it is VERY treatable.   What makes something traumatic in a clinical sense? Trauma is when a system (our human body/mind system) is overwhelmed and can’t process […]

Suicide Prevention – Stop the Stigma

A Message of Hope. How could people with huge societal success and with access to the best in medical resources believe this was their only way out? The recent high profile deaths due to suicide have me enraged and I just had to speak out and UP about the stigma surrounding mental illness. It’s been […]

Violence – We’re Safer Together

Violence does not discriminate, it is witnessed in all cultures, genders and in countless human environments world-wide. What is the cause of this human phenomena and how do we even attempt at putting a much needed end to the incidence of violence if we do not fully understand the cause for such acts witnessed across […]

ReTHINKing Mental Wellness: Technology and Treatment

A lot has been said how using technology (largely social media) can bring some users feelings of isolation and loneliness (as well as jealousy, inadequacy, etc.), yet there are also ways technology is being utilized to enhance the lives of those dealing with mental illness. There is even hope that soon technology will be able […]

Community Care

The Power of Community (while living with mental illness) “Healing is impossible in loneliness; it is the opposite of loneliness. Conviviality is healing. To be healed we must come with all the other creatures to the feast of Creation.” – Wendell Berry Living with mental illness is difficult. Some days are harder than others, and […]

Sexual Predators

A clinical response to sexual predatory behavior. I practised some discretion before writing this blog, as I am well aware this subject involves many complex issues and difficult feelings. I commend the incredibly powerful and courageous individuals for standing up and being counted on this issue, and for challenging this behavior. As we witness numerous […]