Manorexia Island

Manorexia is the urban dictionary term used for males that battle the eating disorder, Anorexia Nervosa. And it’s a disorder that most males battle alone as it’s not very macho to be a male battling what’s been deemed as a mainly female type of disorder. Besides having issues with...

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ADHD Video Game Therapy Looking For FDA Approval

Based on what I’ve read, the trial only partly validated Akili’s belief it can improve outcomes in ADHD. Yes, the participants for four weeks performed better on a score of attention than those who played a non-therapeutic control game. However, there were secondary endpoints weakened the dataset. In my...

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The Power Of Peer Counseling

In Calgary, Alberta, Canada, this week, a new type of mental health support center opened from the people at the Calgary Mental Health Association. It’s based on the power of peer counseling, and the concept of it is completely refreshing. I know how I feel when I sit down...

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