Highway of Tears

Highway of Tears

mental health and well-being
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Highway of Tears is a Canadian not-for-profit online resource for mental health and well-being. The fundamental aim of this website is to offer you several helpful advice on taking good care of your overall emotional...
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About
Highway of Tears is a Canadian not-for-profit online resource for mental health and well-being. The fundamental aim of this website is to offer you several helpful advice on taking good care of your overall emotional...
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Ending Violence

Advice on taking good care of your overall emotional and psychological health.
Helping Men Who Are Being Abused
Domestic violence is usually perceived as an abuse wherein nearly all of the victims are women, but there are also...
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Recover From Sexual Assault
A sexual assault victim usually requires a lot of time to recover from trauma. Although it is vital to keep...
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What You Must Know About Domestic Violence
Domestic violence is an act of cruel abuse in which there is a victim and a perpetrator. The worst thing...
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Mental Health

Highway of Tears educates you on multiple aspects of mental wellness.
Relationship between Smoking and Mental Health
Many adults, Some experts and even children know the effects of smoking. Cigarette companies also make aware smokers of the effects of tobacco. However, not...
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Avoid an Abusive Relationship
To end a relationship with your family, friend, or lover is never easy. To put an end to an abusive relationship though is even harder,...
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Tips To Stop Worrying
It is only natural to worry about a particular situation, especially if you are unprepared or have not yet come up with a solution for...
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Smoking and Mental Health

Relationship between Smoking and Mental Health

Many adults, Some experts and even children know the effects of smoking. Cigarette companies also make aware smokers of the effects of tobacco. However, not many people know that smoking can also cause mental health problems. Research shows that smoking indeed affects the mental health of smokers. Addiction Addiction is the most common mental health effect of smoking. Addiction is caused by a substance in tobacco called nicotine. Nicotine travels to the brain in a span of ten seconds improving concentration and mood and decreasing stress. However, the feeling does not last long since the ...
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Avoid an Abusive Relationship

Avoid an Abusive Relationship

To end a relationship with your family, friend, or lover is never easy. To put an end to an abusive relationship though is even harder, especially if you have already established an unyielding bond with your partner for several years. However, you can escape from this ordeal once you notice any contributing factor. In case you have finally decided to avoid an abusive relationship, stop overthinking for a while. First, do your best to stay composed so that you can think clearly, give this decision an ample thought, and then find your way out of ...
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Helping Men Who Are Being Abused

Helping Men Who Are Being Abused

Domestic violence is usually perceived as an abuse wherein nearly all of the victims are women, but there are also more and more surfacing cases wherein the sufferer is a male. This scenario may be difficult to recognise because there is this notion that the majority of domestic violence abusers are men. Despite this general perception, you can still spot a growing number of things that may indicate domestic violence against men. You may also utilise such information in case you want to help out men who are being abused. Every time your spouse embarrasses ...
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Recover From Sexual Assault

Recover From Sexual Assault

A sexual assault victim usually requires a lot of time to recover from trauma. Although it is vital to keep in mind that what the victim faced is a natural response to suffering. The following tips may help you get over the ordeal, restore your perception of security and faith, and understand how to move forward with your life. Opening up about the things that transpired during the sexual assault is no doubt the most difficult step towards recovery, but it is also the first one. Be mindful about whom you will share the information ...
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What You Must Know About Domestic Violence

What You Must Know About Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is an act of cruel abuse in which there is a victim and a perpetrator. The worst thing about this type of assault is that it ranks amongst the least reported crimes around the world. Thus, there is this likelihood of the abuser or attacker to repeat the brutal cycle. To all domestic violence victims who want to break free from this chain badly, you need to understand the ensuing signs and seek help directly. First, you must assess how you feel towards your abusive partner. Whenever you feel emotionally helpless or frightened ...
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Print Designs on Plain Shirts

Ways to Print Designs on Plain Shirts

Shirts with colorful and fun designs can be attractive, trendy, and stylish. It adds up to your fashion sense and can even make you look fresh and chic. It is even better if you wear a custom t shirts. This gives you that personal touch on the design of the shirt you are wearing. But having these appealing shirts do not have to be expensive as you can do the printing of the designs on plain shirts. Printing designs on plain shirts are fun, easy, and cheap. You can even make this as your small ...
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T-Shirt Designs for Mental Wellness

Your Guide to Making Positive T-Shirt Designs for Mental Wellness

Spreading positive messages can be done in a lot of ways. One of the most effective methods to do this is by printing these messages on a custom t shirts. If you’re one who wants to spread positivity and uplift and inspire people with mental issues, then it’s high time that you start spreading the love through these amazing t-shirts. To start, follow the steps below: Step 1 – Conceptualization of the Design Brainstorming about how your design will appear is an important aspect. You should be able to identify what your design will initially ...
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Tips To Stop Worrying

Tips To Stop Worrying

It is only natural to worry about a particular situation, especially if you are unprepared or have not yet come up with a solution for it. If that occasional worrying becomes excessive though, you may have a hard time dealing with that situation. This is a sign that regular worrying becomes chronic and leads to a generalised anxiety disorder as a result. If you want to know how to stop worrying for good, you should keep in mind the next few tips. You may write down a schedule on when to worry and when not ...
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Depression In Females

Depression In Females

There is a slight difference between depression in males and in females. In some instances, females have a tendency to show specific depression symptoms more often compared to males. By navigating through the following information, you will find out more about the clues and sources of depression in women, as well as the steps that you can take towards recovery. To confirm if a woman is showing signs of depression, look out for these subsequent red flags: ● Abrupt changes in appetite, weight, and sleep pattern ● Concerns over decision making and focus ● Isolation ...
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Anxiety and Panic Disorder

Anxiety and Panic Disorder

Anxiety is amongst the many emotions that we sometimes or often feel on a given day. If you feel anxious because you are entirely unsure how a particular situation will unfold, it is normal. If you suddenly feel anxious at an overwhelming rate or you worry about everything almost everyday, it is a bad sign. This specific condition needs to be taken care of as soon as possible. Anxiety is one of the most widely known mental health disorders, but it can be remedied with the right approach. The first and most important thing that ...
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Maintain A Sound Mental Health

Maintain A Sound Mental Health

Maintaining one's mental health may sound easy on the surface, but it takes more than just thinking a few happy thoughts in order to preserve a sound state of mind. Unfortunately, others keep their sanity in check by accessing social media accounts on smartphones for the latest news for prolonged periods, ingesting unhealthful diet, and not participating in physical exercises, amongst other detrimental practices. If you are one of the few people who are struggling to maintain a sound mental health, it is time that you adhere to the following recommendations. Make it a habit ...
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Mental Illness and Substance Use

Mental Illness and Substance Use

If you have experienced or suffered from a mental illness and a substance use at the same time, there is a high chance that you possess a certain condition commonly known as a dual diagnosis. Also known as a co-occuring disorder, a dual diagnosis is a phrase that describes a person exhibiting a mental disorder, a substance abuse problem, or a combination of both. A person may suffer from this severe condition if that person displays the most common coping mechanism of self-medication in order to alleviate the symptoms of a pre-existing mental illness. Provided ...
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