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  1. Getting Help for Mental Illnesses

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Fact Sheets IMAGINE THIS: One day, you develop a nagging cough, or get sharp back pain. Most of us wait a few days to see if things get worse or improve, then we might do some research on things we can do at home. We ...

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  2. Coping with Mental Health Crises and Emergencies

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Symptoms of a mental illness can be better or worse at times. This happens when people are doing their best to manage their illness, too. Experiencing worsening symptoms fo ...

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  3. 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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  4. Working with your Doctor for Mental Illnesses

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      Download PDF | Module #1 | Module #3 Talking to your health professional about a mental illness is a very important first step. It’s the beginning of your journey to wellness. Once you’ve received a diagnosis, you and your health professional will need ...

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  5. Editor's Message: System Navigation

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    Sarah Hamid-Balma Reprinted from "System Navigation" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 10 (1), p. 4 The working title for this issue of Visions was System Navigation, but ‘system’ really is a misnomer. There are multiple parallel systems (mental h ...

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  6. MDABC South Asia Program

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    Tammy Iny Reprinted from "Culture" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 9 (4), pp. 23-24 The Mood Disorders Association of British Columbia (MDABC) provides culturally relevant information, support and education about mood disorders and other mental ...

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  7. The Right Path for You

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    Finding your way to and through services in BC Stephanie Wilson, BA Reprinted from "Systems Navigation" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 10 (1), p. 8-11 Phone and email support There are several different free phone and online support organizatio ...

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  8. Navigating the Navigators

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    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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  9. Telehealth—An Innovation to Improve Access to Services

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    Matthew Chow, MD, FRCPC Reprinted from "System Navigation" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 10 (1), pp. 37-38 You can do almost anything online these days. One area that hasn’t caught up with the online revolution, however, is health care.  Many ...

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  10. Lost in the Maze

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    Debbie Sesula, MA, RTC, CPS and Shainul Kassam, MA Reprinted from "System Navigation" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 10 (1), pp. 5-7 The mental health system in BC is a complicated maze. It can be distressing to experience symptoms of mental il ...

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