Christina St-Jean

I'm a high school English and French teacher who trains in the martial arts and works towards continuous self-improvement.

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Opioids A Bigger Problem Than We Realize
2 years ago
Anyone with kids or anyone with people prone to addictive behaviors in their lives needs to read Headline News host Carol Costello's opinion piece about the horrors of the opioid crisis. It's all too ...
My 411 About Coming Off Mental Health Medications
2 years ago
I started taking Effexor XR, aka venlaxafine, in the fall of 2010 after experiencing ongoing issues with what I now am able to recognize as anxiety. I was extremely functional, but my brain and my bod...
Project Semicolon Founder Dies At 31
2 years ago
One person can truly make a difference. Amy Bleuel was proof of that. Someone who dealt with mental illness herself, Bleuel wanted to honor her father, who had died of suicide. She chose the semicolon...
World Autism Day Sees Widespread Recognition
2 years ago
Autism Spectrum Disorder is a complex developmental disorder that "affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. More than 3.5 million Americans currently live with ASD, and 1 in...
'Black Insomnia' - How Much Is Too Much Caffeine?
2 years ago
According to the National Coffee Association's online survey in 2013, 83 percent of adults in the United States consume coffee. That boils down to roughly three cups per person per day - a staggering ...
Honor the Warriors on World Bipolar Day
2 years ago
March 30 is the day upon which those individuals who cope with bouts of extreme depression and mania on a regular basis fight to raise awareness about their condition. On World Bipolar Day, the Intern...