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  1. 'Don’t Trust Anyone Over 30'

    Youth Net Facilitates Mental Health Literacy by Youth for Youth Amanda Walker Reprinted from "Self-Management" issue of Visions Journal, 2003, 1 (18), p. 33 Don’t trust anyone over 30’ is a phrase coined long ago by youth who had a hard time bel ...

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  2. 'I Don't Want to Go'

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    Understanding and helping youth with separation anxiety and school refusal Katherine Martinez, PsyD, RPsych Reprinted from "Young People: Transitions" issue of Visions Journal, 2015, 11 (2), pp. 31-34 It’s normal for young children, aged two to ...

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  3. 1-800- SUICIDE

    Hope + Help = just a phone call away Ian Ross Reprinted from "Suicide" issue of Visions Journal, 2005, 2 (7), p. 9 The crisis line movement in BC began in the 1960s based on the ‘Good Samaritan’ principle of providing free, confidential, non-judg ...

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  4. A Clinic for Women with Schizophrenia

    Building skills for life and parenthood Jennifier Quan Reprinted from "Parenting" issue of Visions Journal, 2004, 2 (2), p. 37 Anxiety about your child’s safety is common for any parent, but what do you do when anxiety stems from concerns about ...

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  5. A Community Response to Student Mental Health at TRU

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    Over the last 10 years, counsellors at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) have been seeing a steady rise in the number of students on campus struggling with serious mental health problems. Counsellors have also had more requests from faculty members looking ...

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  6. A Great Group of Women Talk About Coming Out

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    Coming out is not just about telling others that we are lesbian, gay or any other sexual identity. It’s an ongoing process of living our sexualities and bringing them out and into our families, faiths, workplaces and communities. ...

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  7. A History of Alcohol and Drug Services in BC

    Ron Duffell Reprinted from "Concurrent Disorders" issue of Visions Journal, 2004, 2 (1), p. 12 Programs and services must adjust to reflect changing client demographics, public policy, emerging research, and fiscal realities. My ex perience in t ...

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  8. A Long Way to Go

    Patrick Storey, MSW, and Jim White, MSW, RSW Reprinted from "Criminal Justice" issue of Visions Journal, 2005, 2 (8), p. 6 The number of people with mental illnesses in prisons across Canada is increasing. The Correctional Investigator, an ombud ...

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  9. A New Path in School District #22 (Vernon)

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    In School District #22, we have a simple philosophy with respect to drug and alcohol issues. We ask, what would I do if my child had a drug problem? This uncomplicated philosophy shapes our programs and actions. ...

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  10. A Perfect Body in a Perfect World?

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    Anorexia, cultural pressure and chasing the ideal body across two continents Laura Chapman Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 26 Following my Grade 12 year, I travelled to Italy as an exchange student. There, ...

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