CBC Short Docs Fourth Period Burnout

Three teens document how they’re overwhelmed by high expectations and pressure to succeed. High school students today have to balance heavy workloads at school with increasing pressure to succeed. Fourth Period Burnout pools the creative energies of three youth — Juliette (16), Daniel (18) and Theresa (15) — and their mentor, Madison Thomas, to create a short documentary about their ...
  • 2018
  • 00:14:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/13/2018

The National Gaming disorder now a disease according to WHO

For a diagnosis to be made, the negative effects of too much gaming must continue for at least a year. However, the World Health Organization says only one to three per cent of gamers meet the criteria.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/12/2018

Ideas Generation Porn

Thirty years ago, a peek at a Playboy or Hustler centrefold was a rite of passage for teenage boys. Today children as young as ten are viewing hardcore pornography on smart phones. The ramifications for young men and women are both complex and disturbing. Hassan Ghedi Santur explores the long-term consequences of this burgeoning exposure to pornography.
  • 2013
  • 00:53:59
  • 18+
  • Added on: 02/14/2014

News in Review - December 2011 Healing the Invisible Wounds of War

Canada recently ended its combat mission in Afghanistan. During the many years of fighting, more than 150 soldiers were killed, and thousands of others were wounded. But many who survived are suffering from the invisible wounds of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how new treatments are offering new hope to many ...
  • 2011
  • 00:14:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2011

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News in Review - November 2007 Helping the Mentally Ill Homeless

In late August 2007, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the formation of the Canadian Mental Health Commission. It will fight the stigma associated with mental illness and draw up a mental health strategy for Canada. One of its biggest challenges will be to find new ways to help people who are mentally ill and homeless. In this News in Review ...
  • 2007
  • 00:13:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2007

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Firsthand Hold Your Fire

The average frontline police officer in North America faces more interactions with people experiencing a mental health crisis than ever before. As the number of interactions skyrockets, police services struggle to deal with an ever-growing population of emotionally disturbed individuals who often lack adequate social supports. Hold Your Fire explores the reasons why officers who signed on to serve and protect somehow ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:16
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/18/2016

The National How changing language could help in the fight against opioids

If you had any doubt about whether Canada's opioid crisis was getting better or worse, the latest numbers tell a big part of that story: it's still out of control. More than 9,000 people died between January 2016 and June 2018. There's a lot of talk about how to turn things around, but there may be another side to it ...
  • 2018
  • 00:02:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/11/2019

The National How Montreal police and the city's homeless are building a better relationship

It's part of an initiative started after a homeless man was killed by police last year. The goal is to ensure it never happens again.
  • 2018
  • 00:06:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/11/2018

Moving On Intellectual Disabilities

This episode from CBC's acclaimed Moving On series deals with people with intellectual disabilities. It discusses past treatment, current standards and the difficulties those with intellectual disabilities face as they age. The program features Louise, who lived for decades in the Dixville home for people with intellectual disabilities. After leaving at the age of 51, she visits schools to share her experience ...
  • 2006
  • 00:23:07
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/07/2015

The National Jurors and PTSD (Part 1 of 2)

Jury duty is a civic duty. But some jurors say they've been traumatized by disturbing evidence, and their condition is largely ignored by the courts. Part 1 of 2.
  • 2017
  • 00:13:07
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/01/2017