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Retired goalie Tim Thomas emotionally details brain damage he says came from hockey | CBC Sports

Years removed from the goaltending career and the concussions that caused so many problems, Tim Thomas on Thursday detailed the brain damage that derailed his life.
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Mentorship gives B.C. junior hockey players first-hand look at addiction

"We are not trying to scare anyone here, we are simply giving the players the truth."
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Pain, agony and 'years of duress': How hockey wives are fighting back over players' chronic brain injuries | CBC News

Wives of some retired hockey enforcers are in their own fight, taking on the NHL and commissioner Gary Bettman, seeking an acknowledgement of a link between fights and head injuries on the ice and long-term effects like degenerative brain disease.
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I take meds for my mental health. I wouldnt be here if I didnt.

“I take meds for my mental health. I wouldnt be here if i didnt. So for all of you shaming people about meds...would it be better for you if I was medication free, but took my own life? Would you come to my funeral and call me a hero?
Stop shaming people into not taking them.”
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Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian perseveres to become one of hockey’s best stories - TSN.ca

Once on the verge of throwing his NHL career away, the Edmonton winger is now four years sober, a proud new father and playing a vital role on the Oilers’ top line, TSN Senior Hockey Reporter Frank Seravalli writes.
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Hockey school working to prevent youth suicides in northern communities | CBC News

About 100 young hockey players from the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation in northern Saskatchewan are taking part in the Shoot-to-Score Hockey School in Flin Flon, Man., this week.
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Study shows hockey great Stan Mikita suffered from CTE | CBC Sports

A posthumous study of Stan Mikita's brain shows the hockey Hall of Famer suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy at the time of his death a year ago.
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'I felt nothing, just clear and complete emotionless darkness': OCD almost cost ex-NHL player his life | CBC Radio

He was at the top of his game professionally, but off the ice, Corey Hirsch was struggling. In a recent article, the former NHL player publicly revealed his struggles with obsessive compulsive disorder.
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Goaltender says he knows 'how to handle it now and it's nothing to be scared of'

Goaltender Robin Lehner, who before the season disclosed his struggles with mental illness and is now a finalist for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender, is a huge reason the New York Islanders returned to the playoffs after a two-year absence.
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Bleeding Out | By Clint Malarchuk

How I ended up as a 47 year-old man with a bullet in his head and bag full of prescription medications may go all the way back to my...

Bell Let's Talk on Twitter

“BELL LET’S TALK DAY 2019 OFFICIAL VIDEO: Today, every view of this video makes a difference. All you need to do is watch it and Bell will donate 5¢ to mental health initiatives. Share to help spread the word! #BellLetsTalk https://t.co/zVdFiEafYl”
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Why 5G Cell Towers Are More Dangerous - Radiation Health Risks

Why 5G Cell Towers Are More Dangerous. That is what this article discusses. To start with 5G is a lot higher frequency and a lot more powerful signal. But the signal does not travel as far so 5G service requires more towers closer to population centers.
FCC Chair / Senior Lobbyist On 5G. "We Won't Wait For Standards, Committees". "Stay Out Of The Way Of Technological Development"
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NHL Beginning to Raise Mental Health Awareness

NHL players have had a tough time speaking out about mind-related issues in past years, but recent initiatives have begun raising mental health awareness.
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Another Great Resource For Concussion Management From A Local B.C. Company

HeadCheck Health provides software to enhance the concussion management of any sports organization through improved testing, documentation and reporting.

Great Podcast With Adrian Dater & Theo Fleury

“BSN Avalanche Podcast: Theoren Fleury @TheoFleury14 on overcoming abuse, addiction and his days with the Avs - https://t.co/LZwGo5bFZ8”

Five Questions with Eddie Olczyk

The latest edition features former NHL forward/current "NHL on NBC" analyst Eddie Olczyk, who fought and beat Stage 3 colon cancer.
N.H.L. Veteran Jim Kyte Talks Concussions

Prince George's Myles Mattila Speaks Out On Mental Health Awareness

While many young people keep their illness hidden because of the stigma, young men are particularly at risk.