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  1. Plainer Language Series

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      These booklets are written in plain, clear language to help anyone learn more about mental health and mental illness. Each booklet is recorded, so you can listen along while you read. ...

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  2. Helping People who Use Substances: A health promotion perspective

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    All psychoactive or “mind-altering” substances, from caffeine to heroin, involve some risk. For thousands of years, people have been using these substances for their benefits, but the risk of experiencing short- or long-term harms is always there. ...

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  3. Bullying

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      English PDF | More Info Sheets Everyone seems to be talking about bullying these days, and not just at school. From parents to politicians, many people have something to say about bullying. But have you ever stopped to think: what exactly is bullying? A ...

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  4. General Home Management Strategies for Anxiety

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC As a parent, you can help your child or teen learn techniques to manage his or her anxiety. Although it is always advisable to seek professional help, especially in more severe cases, help is not always readily available. Ev ...

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  5. Visions- Families

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    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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  6. Make Your Own Recovery Cup Game

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      English PDF | More Psychosis Resources Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   Get the game board pdf file printed poster-sized and laminated at a copy shop. Typical cost for this is $7 / square foot including laminating. Expect to pay about $20 for the game ...

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  7. Visions- First Responders for Young People

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    PDF | Vol. 3, No. 2 (2006) The common saying that "it takes a village to raise a child" rings true as this issue looks at first responders. Parents, school counsellor, teacher, police, firemen, friend, coaches and other members of our society mu ...

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  8. The Role of Schools in Addressing Tobacco

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    Chances are, when you think of preventing smoking, you think of education programs in school. But, as a recent Ministry of Health document shows, prevention is much more than education. 1 Schools are also being asked to develop policies to respond to toba ...

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  9. Healthy Minds/Healthy Campuses

    A community of practice to promote campus mental health Pursuing post-secondary education isn’t a simple experience. This major life transition may mean leaving home, learning how to live with others, building new support networks and finding a place in t ...

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  10. Editor's Message: Campuses

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    The process of choosing a cover image for this issue of Visions turned out to be a useful exercise in thinking about its themes. Originally, we were thinking of a summer photo: a classic scene of students, ripe with potential, sprawled on the lawn of a Ca ...

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