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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. 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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  3. Working with your Doctor for Depression

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    Talking to your health professional about depression 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 to build a treatment plan that works for you. ...

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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. Informed Choices

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    Evaluating treatment options that work for you Stephanie Wilson, BA Reprinted from "Treatments: What Works?" issue of Visions Journal, 2015, 11 (1), pp. 11-13 Finding a treatment approach to manage symptoms, improve quality of life and well-bein ...

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  6. Visions- Treatments: What Works?

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    It seems like everyone has an opinion when it comes to treatments for mental health or substance use problems. To add to the confusion, it isn’t always obvious who is basing their opinions on real evidence and who is not. ...

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  7. What’s the difference between psychotherapy and counselling?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental h ...

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  8. Ask Us

    People ask us questions online and in emails. They want answers from people they trust. Ask us: If you have a question you’d like to ask, email us at askus@heretohelp.bc.ca, tweet @HeretoHelpBC, or post your comment through our contact form. We will answe ...

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  9. Disability Disclosure and Accommodation at Work

    Shelley Hourston From  "Workplace: Disclosure and Accommodations" issue of Visions Journal, 2018, 13 (4), p. 30 Whether you are looking for a job or already working, having a chronic health condition—including a substance use problem or a mental ...

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  10. Creating Inclusive Workplaces through Accommodation

    Laura Track, LLB, JD From "Workplace: Disclosure and Accommodations" issue of Visions Journal, 2018, 13 (4), p. 33 Under Canadian human rights law, employers have an obligation to adjust workplace rules, policies and practices that have a negati ...

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