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What do you think of when you hear “cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, cancer, and gastrointestinal issues”? If your immediate thought is not anorexia nervosa you are not alone. This disorder is much more serious than most people know and a lack of education on this topic is affecting thousands of people every day.

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April 14, 2014 Domestic Violence Destroys Children

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A mentally ill man from St John’s who was diagnosed with schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder was just released from jail after being charged with assault and threatening his father and step-mother. The man, Taylor Mitchell, 21, ran after them with a chainsaw and hit his father. The police were called and Mitchell was arrested and spent the night in jail and was denied bail. His lawyer, Joan Dawson, says that jail was the very last place he should’ve been because of his mental disorders.

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In the Academic Journal Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, Shan Jin, Nazeem Muharjarine, Jennifer Cushon and Hyun J. Lim wrote an article on March 1, 2013 named “Factors Associated with Childhood Depression in Saskatoon Students: A Multilevel Analysis”. They chose to investigate the whys behind childhood depression because most adults nowadays affected by depression have most likely suffered from mild to high level depression as children.

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College Presidents are pushing for lowering the drinking age to 18. Is it a good idea or a terrible idea?

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“The Shame Of The NCAA” is about the NCAA generating revenue through the use of student athletes without paying them. The article tells the struggle of athletes who work relentlessly, and often could use even the smallest share of the millions of revenue they generate, but they never are granted anything because they are considered amateurs.

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Young people will do anything to look good, even if that means risking their lives.

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