High-stakes match-ups happen in sports all the time – from the NHL’s Stanley Cup to the CFL’s Grey Cup, and grand slam tennis. Now, with the NFL Super Bowl just seven days away, medical professionals are warning that all...
As Bell Let’s Talk Day approaches next week, Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician in Vancouver, wants to remind individuals of some important steps they can take to not only boost their own mental health, but also the mental...
Growing up in today’s society can be difficult enough as it is, but it’s especially difficult for young children and teenagers thanks to idealizations of what it means to be “perfect” as seen on TV shows (i.e. reality shows)...
When it comes to mental illness, we often associate it with things like depression and anxiety. However, mental illness not limited to just one or two types of conditions. Mental illness comes in various forms – in fact, there...
For the past 66 years, Canadians have come together in support of Mental Health Week and raising awareness on the importance of discussing mental illness. As many as 1 in 5 Canadians will suffer from mental illness at some...
Below you will find some of the latest statistics surrounding mental health and mental illness in Canada. If you or someone you know is struggling, please reach out to a trusted individual such as a friend, family member, or...
When it comes to overexerting yourself, both the body and mind can be affected. According to psychologists, we all have limits when it comes to our cognition, and when we take on more than what we can handle that...
Compared to other regions in British Columbia, Vancouver saw the highest rate of opioid-related deaths in 2017. Find out what doctors, pharmacists and emergency medical responders are doing to combat the epidemic. The primary use of opioids is to relieve...
Anger Management | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Anger Management

There are many reasons why an individual may feel angry or have angry outbursts. These reasons can include issues with mental health, such as depression, stress and anxiety, as well as addictions (for example, drug and alcohol abuse.) Other...
Binge drinking is a term that is used to describe excessive alcohol consumption. If you drink in excess, then you may have what’s considered Alcohol Use Disorder – or AUD – which is on the rise in North America....