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Queen’s University begins ‘cutting edge’ psychedelic research

Use of psychedelic drugs to treat serious illnesses a rapidly developing area of research internationally Queen’s University is embarking on building a research collaborative to study the efficacy and use of psychedelic drugs on people dealing with serious illnesses, such as post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) and severe depression. The research

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Kingston community speaks out against child psychiatrist charged with historic sex crimes

Dr. Nasreen Roberts, a now retired child and adolescent psychiatrist who practiced within Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Queen’s University, was recently charged by the RCMP with two historical sex crimes. The crimes took place against a minor in Alberta between 1993 and 1994. This event has been a

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Kingstonist’s Wizard of Paws gets real on mental health amongst veterinary professionals

You may have seen something different on Facebook lately.  A profile picture with a frame that says NOMV.  You may or may not have this attached message:  “Dear Friends: If you are linked to a person on social media who works in veterinary medicine, you may have noticed them changing

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Addiction and Mental Health Services offering support to the community

Everyone reacts and deals with tragic events in their own way, and Addiction and Mental Health Services (AMHS) of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFLA) are offering support to those in the community. The following is a message from AMHS-KFLA: Events like yesterday’s can have an effect that ripples beyond

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Mental Health First Aid: Helping people help others deal with mental health

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for those aged 15 to 29, second only to accidental death. It’s a staggering statistic, and one that finds itself in the company of many other striking statistics regarding mental health. Suicide is a leading cause of death in young people. One

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