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  1. Learn About Medications

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    Medications are drugs manufactured to help people deal with a range of health issues. Some medications are psychoactive (mind altering) while others are not. ...

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  2. All About Benzos

    [Visions Article]

    Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are a type of medication that “depresses” or slows down your central nervous system†. Benzos include tranquilizers and sleeping pills. In the medical world, they are called sedatives or anxiolytic agents. ...

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  3. Using Mental Health Medications in Children and Youth

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    The use of medication for mental health problems in children and youth has skyrocketed in the last 15 years. This is an issue that alarms many people, and not without reason. ...

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  4. Medications Resources

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    This list is not comprehensive and does not imply endorsement or resources ...

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  5. Visions- Medications

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    PDF | Vol. 4, No. 2 (2007) Medications are often a double-edged sword. They can lift symptoms of mental illness or addiction so that people can feel well enough to do all the other hard work needed for recovery. But, they also present a host of complex ch ...

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  6. Patients Helping Patients Understand Opioid Substitution Treatment

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: Centre for Addictions Research of BC   Since you are reading this booklet, we assume you are looking for help for opioid dependence—addiction to heroin, fentanyl, oxycodone or any number of other pills. Or mayb ...

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