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  1. Psychosis

    [Info Sheet]

    PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   What do you think of when you hear the word “psychotic?” Some people are scared of psychosis because of the way it’s shown on TV or in the movies. In real life, though, psych ...

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

    [Workbook]

    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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  3. 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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  4. Recovery From Psychosis Is Expected

    [Visions Article]

    Christopher* was proud of his good marks in high school. But he got a ‘C’ on his first essay in college. His teacher said she couldn’t understand his thinking. He barely passed the semester, and didn’t go back to college. ...

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  5. Fraser South

    [Visions Article]

    The Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI) Program in the Fraser South region (White Rock, Delta, Surrey, Langley) serves young people ages 13 to 35 with early psychosis, and their families. The program bridges youth and adult mental health services, and link ...

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  6. Reaching Out

    [Visions Article]

    Two programs here in BC are doing their part to combat mental illness in schools and among young people. ReachOut Psychosis is a program of the BC Schizophrenia Society, funded by the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information. It won the Sc ...

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  7. Cannabis and Psychosis

    [Visions Article]

    What is cannabis and how does it affect the brain? Cannabis is a flowering herb, originally from Asia. It has been used for thousands of years for a variety of purposes, including drug use. Cannabis is now the world’s most popular recreational drug. In BC ...

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  8. Metacognitive Training

    [Visions Article]

    What is metacognition? “Meta” means above and “cognition” refers to thinking or perceiving. Thus, metacognition is being aware of one’s thoughts—or, thinking about one’s thinking. ...

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  9. Hearing Voices that are not Real

    [Visions Article]

    Advice for Consumers and Those who Want to Help Cynthia Row Reprinted from "Self-Management" issue of Visions Journal, 2003, 1 (18), pp. 27-28 Hearing voices that are not real can be a distressing experience, both for the person that hears voice ...

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  10. Help for Treatment Resistant Psychosis

    [Info Sheet]

    Patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorders who have not responded well to trials of at least two other antipsychotic medications, are considered to have ‘treatment resistant’ psychosis. ...

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