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  1. Making Healthier Choices about Substance Use

    [Info Sheet]

      More Info Sheets Whenever we choose to use substances, it is helpful to know what steps we can take to ensure that our use is the least harmful possible. Most of us use substances in ways that carry minimal risk. But sometimes we may get distracted or l ...

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  2. Visions- Families

    [Visions Article]

    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 3 (2004) This issue looks at the role and experiences of families, particuarly families of young people, as the majority of mental illness first appears either in childhood, adolescence or young adulthood. It is also during these years t ...

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  3. Navigating the Navigators

    [Visions Article]

    British Columbia's phone-based support and information lines Aazadeh Madani, MA Reprinted from "System Navigation" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 10 (1), pp. 28-30 The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre helps you find support Sometimes it ...

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  4. Making the System Easier to Navigate

    [Visions Article]

    Dan Reist and Bette Reimer Reprinted from "System Navigation" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 10 (1), pp. 31-33 Mental health and substance use problems are often intertwined with each other and with general health problems. Quality care in such ...

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  5. Visions- Finding the Right Help- Navigating the System

    [Visions Article]

    PDF | Vol. 10, No. 1 (2014) While it's common to talk about the mental health system, the system isn’t a singular entity. The system might include primary care, mental health, substance use, housing, income assistance, and justice. They are not alway ...

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  6. When is substance use a problem? Where can I go for help?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental health and substance use. Here, the information and resourc ...

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  7. Visions- Mind-Body Connection

    [Visions Article]

    PDF | Vol. 10, No. 2 (2014) ...

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  8. Visions- Treatments: What Works?

    [Visions Article]

    It seems like everyone has an opinion when it comes to treatments for mental health or substance use problems. To add to the confusion, it isn’t always obvious who is basing their opinions on real evidence and who is not. ...

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  9. Ask Us

    People ask us questions online and in emails. They want answers from people they trust. Ask us: If you have a question you’d like to ask, email us at askus@heretohelp.bc.ca, tweet @HeretoHelpBC, or post your comment through our contact form. We will answe ...

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  10. How can I find help for an alcohol or drug use problem?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental health and substance use. Here, the information and resourc ...

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