mental health

Tinnitus Hyperacusis Suicide Helplines and Lifelines

Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 30, 2019. A day to talk about mental health and mental illness. To end the stigma of anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders. People with tinnitus and hyperacusis are higher risk than people in general. I’m  re-posting this blog that lists lifelines or helplines for tinnitus hyperacusis suicide …

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Holiday Coping With Tinnitus Hyperacusis or Hearing Loss

The holiday season can be a difficult time for people with hearing loss, tinnitus, or hyperacusis. The hustle and bustle and crowded social events can make T-H flare-up, and make it hard to understand conversations (this is true even for people with T and “normal” hearing).  This increases fatigue and stress that makes holiday coping …

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Open Letter to Government TRAN Committee to Assess the Impact of Aircraft Noise in the Vicinity of Major Canadian Airports

Update: March 2019 Report submitted to Canadian government 42nd Parliament, 1st Session: Report of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Assessing the impact of aircraft noise in the vicinity of major Canadian airports. Government Response to the Twenty-Eighth Report of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities The Canadian federal government Standing …

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Transportation Noise Pollution is a 2018 Public Health Crisis

Transportation noise pollution is a public health crisis. Noise from airports and airplane flight corridors, traffic, railways, and public transit. Noise pollution hurts everyone, but children, pregnant women, the elderly, shift workers, people with chronic health problems, and noisier low income communities are most at risk. From chronic noise day after day, and night after …

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