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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. 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. An adult in my life seems ill and won’t find help. What can I do?

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      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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  6. Getting Support and Staying Well

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets When you're experiencing mental health and/or substance use challenges, it's useful to have resources to help you when you're struggling, and to stay well when you're feeling good. The BC Partners f ...

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  7. Your Rights under BC's Mental Health Act

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      PDF | More info sheets What you can do if you’re certified as an involuntary patient Author: Mental Health Act Rights Advice (MHARA) research team   What does it mean to be certified under BC's Mental Health Act? How long do I have to stay in the h ...

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