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Category: Health

Featuring real stories from people living with a ADHD and how our brains affect the world we live in. Tune in every other Friday for a new episode of Channel Thirty Six.

August 9, 2019

Exploring Deafness in Horror with Hush, Soul to Keep and Avenged

In this episode, I explore deafness in horror movies. If you want to check them out, you can find Hush and Soul to Keep on Netflix, and you can catch Avenged on Tubi. 

I highly suggest checking out Rikki Poynter's "Why Deaf People Don't Like The Movie Hush"as she is part of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing community and can speak more to the deaf experience than I can. Rikki also has an episode on Soul to Keep that I suggest you check out as well. 

Let me know what movies I should check out next. I have a future episode on horror in general in the works, and I always love checking out new movies. 

 

 
July 26, 2019

Sobriety and Trauma

In today's episode I sit down with Melanie and talk about her journey to sobriety and what decisions brought her to where she is today. 

July 12, 2019

ADHD in Jane The Virgin

Growing up I always struggled with social interactions. Turns out, I'm not much better as an adult. 

June 28, 2019

Bell Let’s Talk, about Mental Health and Capitalism

Maddy and I discuss the issue of mental health in a capitalist world. 

June 14, 2019

Bullied for Being Autistic

Catching up where we left off, B and I talk about fitting in, the education system as a whole and our concerns with our current government. 

May 31, 2019

From the Big Bang Theory to Atypical, We Talk Autism in the Media

In today's episode, I sit down with B and talk about autistic representation in the media.

May 17, 2019

Let’s Talk About Cerebral Palsy

In today's episode, we chat with Scotty about Cerebral Palsy, Forest Gump and sports. There are over 50,000 people living with Cerebral Palsy in Canada. Scotty is one of them. 

May 3, 2019

Addiction and ADHD

In this episode I share my struggles with alcohol and drug use and how I started focusing my life towards harm reduction. 

Click here to find out where to get more information on harm reduction practices and tools. 

 

April 12, 2019

Living with ADHD and Suicidal Ideation

Trigger warning, this episode touches on suicide and suicidal ideation. There are some mentions of graphic attempts and successes. 

If you experience suicidal thoughts and ideation and need someone to talk to, please call:

  • KidsHelpPhone Ages 20 Years and Under in Canada 1-800-668-6868
  • First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness 24/7 Help Line 1-855-242-3310
  • Canadian Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line 1-866-925-4419
  • Trans LifeLine – All Ages 1-877-330-6366
  • Alberta Crisis Line – All Ages 403-266-4357
  • British Columbia Crisis Line – All Ages 1-800-SUICIDE
  • British Columbia Mental Health Support 310-6789
  • BC211 – Referral Hotline 24/7  Dial 211
  • Manitoba Crisis Line – All Ages 1-877-435-7170
  • New Brunswick Crisis Line – All Ages 1-800-667-5005
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Line All Ages 1-888-737-4668
  • NWT All Ages 24/7  1-800-661-0844
  • Nova Scotia Crisis Line – All Ages 1-888-429-8167
  • Nunavut Line – All Ages 7 pm-11 pm (EST) 1-800-265-3333
  • Ontario Crisis Line – All Ages 1-866-531-2600
  • Ontario College and University Students 1-866-925-5454
  • Prince Edward Island Crisis Line – All Ages 1-800-218-2885
  • Quebec National Crisis Line – All Ages 1-866-277-3553
  • Saskatchewan Crisis Line – All Ages 1-306-525-5333
  • Yukon Crisis Line – All Ages 7 pm-12 am (PST) 1-844-533-3030

If you need to take yourself to emerg, please call: 

  • Gerstein Centre 24 hour Crisis Line: 416-929-5200
  • Gerstein Centre TTY 24 hours: 416-929-9647
  • CAMH 416 535-8501
April 5, 2019

Impulsive Behavior and ADHD

Impulse control is often associated with ADHD. 

Moreover, alcohol abuse is common among people with ADHD. For more information, check out this article. 

 Trigger warning, this episode touches on alcohol abuse and suicidal ideation.