Mental Health

Woman found guilty on terror charges

A woman who had attacked workers a Toronto-area Canadian Tire store with a golf club and a butcher’s knife while draped in an ISIL banner, has been sentenced to seven years in prison. The judge acknowledged that the woman’s mental illness played a "significant role" in the attack and her attempt to join ISIL. [node:read-more:link]

Criminal Code may ban sexual conversion therapy

Calling the controversial practice of sexual conversion therapy "immoral" and "painful" the federal govt deflected a 18,000-signature petition in March calling for a national ban on the practice as a provincial and territorial issue. The govt is now considering changes to the Criminal Code to ban the practice. [node:read-more:link]

Ecstasy Canada Inc?

Recent drug seizures from Canada indicate drug export remains a thriving trade. Acting RCMP Director General in charge of Drugs and Organized Crime discusses the situation with FrontLine's Executive Editor, Clive Addy. [node:read-more:link]

Muscle Memory and Visualization

The mind is a powerful training tool for those working in crisis response. Repetitive training creates the ‘muscle memory’ essential for the automatic responses required in high pressure situations to carry out motions flawlessly, expeditiously and, ultimately, unconsciously. [node:read-more:link]

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