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  1. Looking Into the Cultural Mirror

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    Addiction, secret lives and lost personhood R. Dan Small, PhD Reprinted from "Stigma" issue of Visions Journal, 2005, 2(6), pp. 29-30 "... I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams beneath your feet; Tread softly because y ...

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  2. Exploring the Role that Ethnicity and Culture Play in Disordered Eating

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    Esther Kane, MSW, RCC Reprinted from "Eating Disorders" issue of Visions Journal, 2002, 1(16), p. 10 My journey over the past 15-plus years to understand disordered eating has been extraordinary. It started in my teens when I suffered with bulim ...

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  3. Visions: BC's Mental Health and Addictions Journal

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    Visions is an award-winning quarterly magazine that brings together many views on mental health and substance use. It’s a place to explore different aspects of wellness, share your own experiences, learn from others, and discuss ideas. The journal is writ ...

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  4. Visions- Alcohol

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    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 9 (2006) Alcohol is one of our society's most accepted drugs, and yet its influences can be devastating. This edition of Visions looks at alcohol use and its personal, social and economic impacts and its effects on mental and physic ...

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  5. Visions- Concurrent Disorders

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    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 1 (2004) This issue of Visions—our largest ever, at 60 pages—explores the theme of co-existing mental health and alcohol/drug use problems from a number of different angles and includes personal stories, approaches and models, regional p ...

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  6. Visions- Criminal Justice

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    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 8 (2005) This edition explores the intricate relationship between criminal justice and mental illness and addictions. Issues surrounding available treatment for disorders in prisons, stereotypes in the media, criminalization of individua ...

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  7. 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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  8. Visions- Housing and Homelessness

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    PDF | Vol. 4, No. 1 (2007) This milestone issue of Visions navigates through the intricate web of housing and homelessness. You’ll come to realize just how deeply entrenched mental illness and addiction are in BC’s homelessness landscape. This issue is fu ...

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  9. Visions- Men

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    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 5 (2005) This issue looks at men's and boy's mental health. Although there are arguments that all mental health services and research are implicitly based on men, but if a gender lens reveals inequities for women then it also h ...

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  10. Visions- Self-Management

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    PDF | Vol. 1, No. 18 (2003) Self-management is a term in the clinical community that basically means self-care and empowering individuals and families in managing their conditions. This issue of Visions investigates what the concept means for people with ...

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