Mourning a Suicide
Mental Health
“A suicide kills two people, Maggie, that’s what it’s for.” – Arthur Miller, playwright,  After the Fall, 1964. (Act 1) A suicide has many victims. Those around the deceased in their final days will likely all be deeply affected, as …
The Indigenous File
Community
By Raymond Viger I travelled the 14 communities To help out a bit, or to try to forget I travelled the 14 communities To forget the dark years When they tried to assimilate you To get you to forget your …
The Emergency Phase
Mental Health
Direct Intervention Intervening to save the life of a suicidal youth means conveying a sense of hope: you must be warm and very, very human in your approach. A spirit of simplicity and humility on your part is absolutely necessary. …
Stress and Distress
Addiction
Among the factors that accelerate the aging process, we find stress. By Raymond Viger Studies present stress in different forms and in different contexts. We say that students are stressed. Men are too. Parents are stressed. Women too… everyone is …
Beware
Mental Health
Direct Intervention Intervening to save the life of a suicidal youth means conveying a sense of hope: you must be warm and very, very human in your approach. A spirit of simplicity and humility on your part is absolutely necessary. …
The Limits of an Intervention
Mental Health
Direct Intervention Intervening to save the life of a suicidal youth means conveying a sense of hope: you must be warm and very, very human in your approach. A spirit of simplicity and humility on your part is absolutely necessary. …