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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.

September 6, 2019

Let’s Talk About Orange Is The New Black

With Orange is the New Black coming to its end, I wanted to talk about the issues I have with our Canadian prison system and why this is more than a criminal justice issue; but a mental health one as well. 

Here is a list of prisoner rights organizations worth checking out: 

John Howard Society of Toronto 

Elizabeth Fri Society 

PASAN

Innocence Canada 

One By One Movement

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. 

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. 

 

 

March 29, 2019

Time Management With ADHD

This week we sit down to find out what it's like to do chores while living with ADHD.

March 22, 2019

Maintaining Relationships With ADHD

This week we find out what it's like to maintain relationships while living with ADHD. 

March 15, 2019

Surviving Ontario With Autism

In today's episode we sit down with Michau and find out what it is like being autistic in a province that is currently cutting funding and support to his community.