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  1. Visions- Families

    [Visions Article]

    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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  2. Using Mental Health Medications in Children and Youth

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    The use of medication for mental health problems in children and youth has skyrocketed in the last 15 years. This is an issue that alarms many people, and not without reason. ...

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  3. CBT for Children and Youth in BC

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    About one in seven—that’s 140,000—children and youth in BC have a mental health problem serious enough to affect their relationships with family and friends and their performance in school. There is also a gap between the need and the availability of ment ...

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  4. Taming Worry Dragons

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    In the early 1990s, Dr. Jane Garland imagined adapting cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) to better serve anxious children. CBT is known to be effective for anxiety, but it can be difficult to motivate children to practise the essential skills. ...

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  5. Healthy Minds in Active Bodies

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    Promoting child and youth mental health through physical activity and exercise Caleb Leduc, Hons BA, BEd, MHK, PhD Student Reprinted from "Mind-Body Connection" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 10 (2), p. 34 Mental health is a resource for daily ...

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  6. Resources

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    Reprinted from "Treatments: What Works?" issue of Visions Journal, 2015, 11 (1), pp. 43 Antidepressant Medication and Antipsychotic Medication booklets www.camh.ca/en/hospital/health_information/a_z_mental_health_and_addiction_information Antide ...

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  7. How to Cope with Nightmares

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    Author: AnxietyBC   On this page: What do parents usually do when their child has a nightmare? Coping strategies Strategies for teens Nightmares can cause problems for both parents and children. Children with anxiety often wake up screaming or running to ...

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  8. For Young Adults: Dealing with Anxiety

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    PDF Version If anxiety is bothering you, there are steps you can take. Learn what you can do to manage anxiety and where you can go for help. ...

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  9. Visions- Treatments for Young People

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    PDF | Vol. 3, No. 1 (2006) This edition of Visions focuses on young people. Articles in this issue looks into the issues faced by young people and what kind of treatments and support available for them. The issue is ranging from eating disorder and schizo ...

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