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  1. Family Toolkit

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    When a family member suffers from a mental illness, one of the most important things to do is to take the time to learn about the disorder. By educating yourself as much as you can about the mental or substance use disorder, you can take an active role in ...

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  2. From Grief to Action’s Coping Kit

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      English PDF | More Fact Sheets When Addiction Hits Home A toolkit by From Grief to Action This toolkit is for parents or caregivers who are dealing with a son or daughter’s substance use. It’s a helpful tool whether you’re concerned about a loved one’s ...

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  3. You and Substance Use

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      English PDF | Next section Stuff to think about...and ways to make changes Author: Centre for Addictions Research of BC   Substance use is part of the human experience......That is, people around the world have been using tobacco, alcohol, cannabis and ...

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  4. Family Self-Care and Recovery from Mental Illness

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      English PDF | More Fact Sheets This resource will talk about ways families can look after their own well-being while caring for a family member. It is important that caregivers remember their own health is equally important. Learning about mental health ...

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  5. Coping with Depression in Pregnancy and Following the Birth

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    A cognitive behaviour therapy-based self-management guide for women This workbook has been contributed to HeretoHelp by our partners at the BC Reproductive Mental Health Program of BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services. We highly recommend this reso ...

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  6. The Road Ahead: A Guidebook for Parents of Young Teens about alcohol and other drugs

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      English PDF | More Fact Sheets Getting familiar with teen territory Chances are you’re noticing changes as your child becomes a teenager. You might even be thinking back to when you were approaching the teen years to remember what it felt like. Do you r ...

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  7. Dealing with Psychosis: A Toolkit for Moving Forward with Your Life

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    Psychosis can be a disruptive, confusing, and frightening experience. Hearing voices or thinking unusual or disturbing thoughts is common in psychosis. Having psychosis makes it difficult to figure out what is really happening and what may be a trick of t ...

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  8. You matter

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      English PDF | Next section | Workbook home Whether you’re on your own or have a string of living beings to care for—a spouse, children, elderly parents, pets—your role in this world is important. Like everyone else, you matter. And because you matter, y ...

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  9. You are not alone

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      English PDF | Next section | Workbook home “The only real serenity I have ever experienced, paradoxically and tellingly, has been without the assistance of drugs. It arose from a long periodof abstinence, late in life, encouraged by the love of my wife ...

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  10. People use drugs

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      English PDF | Next section | Workbook home For thousands of years, people around the world have been using drugs—caffeine, tobacco, alcohol, cannabis, and so on—largely to help them manage their daily lives (though recreational drug use has always exist ...

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