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 …

Tinnitus Hyperacusis Suicide Helplines and Lifelines Read More »

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 …

Holiday Coping With Tinnitus Hyperacusis or Hearing Loss Read More »

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

The Canadian federal government Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure & Communities is holding meetings in Ottawa to Assess the Impact of Aircraft Noise in the Vicinity of Major Canadian Airports. October 30, 2018 was Meeting 117. It’s urgent for Canadians across the country to contact this Committee to let them know your views on aircraft …

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

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 …

Transportation Noise Pollution is a 2018 Public Health Crisis Read More »