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  1. Plainer Language Series

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      These booklets are written in plain, clear language to help anyone learn more about mental health and mental illness. Each booklet is recorded, so you can listen along while you read. ...

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  2. Helping People who Use Substances: A health promotion perspective

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    All psychoactive or “mind-altering” substances, from caffeine to heroin, involve some risk. For thousands of years, people have been using these substances for their benefits, but the risk of experiencing short- or long-term harms is always there. ...

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  3. Bullying

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      English PDF | More Info Sheets Everyone seems to be talking about bullying these days, and not just at school. From parents to politicians, many people have something to say about bullying. But have you ever stopped to think: what exactly is bullying? A ...

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  4. General Home Management Strategies for Anxiety

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC As a parent, you can help your child or teen learn techniques to manage his or her anxiety. Although it is always advisable to seek professional help, especially in more severe cases, help is not always readily available. Ev ...

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  5. 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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  6. Resilience: "Bouncing Back"

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets A guide for parents and youth Author: Jessie's Legacy, a program of Family Services of the North Shore   Why is resilience important? Whether you’re 8 or 18 years old, life can be tough. Stress can come from many ...

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  7. Promoting positive mental health through a socio-ecological approach

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    Download the document PDF (187 Kb) It’s easy to think of peace as the absence of hostility, conflict or war, or in a more internal sense as not feeling stress, anxiety or emotional distress. Yet some of the most encompassing and enriching views of peace ( ...

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  8. Health promotion and alcohol in the campus community

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      PDF Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   A significant challenge to health promotion around alcohol use in a postsecondary context is the cultural status that heavy drinking episodes have acquired as an accepted rite of passage markin ...

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  9. Separation Anxiety Disorder: School refusal

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC Jacquelyn Weatherall, M.Ed For most children attending school is an enjoyable and exciting experience. For some, however, attending school may be overwhelming and is endured or avoided. These children may suffer from separat ...

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  10. Helping Your Child Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

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      More Info Sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Anxious feelings are normal and expected during times of transition or change. This is especially true for children and teens going back to school, or for first-timers starting kindergarten. This transition can be st ...

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