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  1. Evaluating Information on Mental Health and Substance Use

    [Info Sheet]

      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   With all of the information coming at us these days, it can be hard to filter out what is good information and what information isn't so good. This is especially true ...

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  2. A Pill for Every Ill—Or an Ill for Every Pill?

    [Visions Article]

    Jason* first went on antidepressants at age 18 when his girlfriend left him. It was his idea: he felt bad and wanted help. His parents agreed. They were concerned, because after the breakup he had sometimes been coming home drunk. Jason’s doctor asked if ...

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  3. Medication in the Press

    [Visions Article]

    Today we’re turning to a broader range of media sources than ever before for information. About 67% of Canadians tune into television news, and 42% read a newspaper on a daily basis. 1 Studies on new medical treatments and medications, headlines announcin ...

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  4. What’s in a name change— a temporary relief from stigma?

    Constantin Tranulis, MD, MSc From  The Language We Use to Talk About Mental Health and Substance Use"  issue of  Visions Journal, 2018, 14 (1), p. 38 Ever since psychiatrist and professor Paul Eugen Bleuler introduced the term “schizophrenia” in 1908 ...

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  5. What’s in a name change— a temporary relief from stigma?

    Constantin Tranulis, MD, MSc From  The Language We Use"  issue of  Visions Journal, 2018, 14 (1), p. 38 Ever since psychiatrist and professor Paul Eugen Bleuler introduced the term “schizophrenia” in 1908, both the diagnosis and the term itself have ...

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