Monthly Archives: September 2021


From the Counsellor’s Desk – Star Trek and Mental Health

Gene Roddenberry did not shy away from addressing issues which were uncomfortable or current. This tradition has continued on into present incarnations of the franchise as characters press further into the final frontier. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that mental health issues were woven into scripts long before it was mainstream. Here then, are just a few examples: The Original Series episode, "The Doomsday Machine", featured Commodore Matt Decker losing his crew despite taking the action he believed [...]

By |2021-09-02T22:41:19-04:00September 2, 2021|Medical Log|Comments Off on From the Counsellor’s Desk – Star Trek and Mental Health

Captain’s Log – Stardate 202108.31

As the Earth's month of August comes to a close, the World is again in a state of confusion.  Canada has various stages of re-opening from Corona Virus, Ontario has stopped in Stage 3.  The US is being hit by another major outbreak forcing "lockdowns".   That being said, the USS Nomad is going strong.  After some time to recuperate from the Regional Summit, well-deserved rests were taken.  As some days on a Starship seem mundane and repetitive to me, as [...]

By |2021-09-01T19:46:45-04:00September 1, 2021|Captain's Log|Comments Off on Captain’s Log – Stardate 202108.31
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