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Queen’s Psychology students seeking young adults to participate in study

Two Master of Science (MSc) candidates in the cognitive neurosciences program within the Department of Psychology at Queen’s University launched a study in May to investigate alcohol and cannabis use during the pandemic in their study demographic. Michelle Blumberg and Lindsay Lo noticed that the current COVID-19 climate were having

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KFL&A Public Health reports increase in drug-involved overdoses

KFL&A Public Health is warning residents of a toxic batch of drugs circulating in the KFL&A area. Increases in overdoses have been noted in emergency departments, 9-1-1 calls for overdoses, and local harm reduction programs, Public Health said in a release dated Wednesday, Sep. 2, 2020. Initial reports indicate that

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Nonprofit doula service and information centre to open in Kingston

    The Doula Support Foundation will be opening in Kingston this fall to provide pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum services and education. Doula Support Foundation (DFS) will be accessible to low-income families, but their services will be available to all community members, regardless of socioeconomic status. DSF will offer three

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Youth Diversion receives $17k grant toward addiction workshops for elementary students

While the Bell Let’s Talk campaign undoubtedly raises mental health awareness across the country, here in Kingston, it’s also helping to raise awareness about addiction, thanks to a recently announced grant. Every year, Bell donates funds to Canadian mental health programs based on the results of Bell Let’s Talk Day.

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