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  1. A Safe Night Out

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   While the safest option may be to avoid both drinking and going to places where alcohol is served, there are ways to have a safe night out that involves alcohol. Planning to ...

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  2. Agoraphobia

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   ...

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  3. Alzheimer's Disease

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    Many of us look forward to our retirement and see our later years as a chance to reflect and enjoy the lives we built for ourselves. But for hundreds of thousands of Canadians, this time of reflection becomes a time of loss and confusion. ...

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  4. 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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  5. Anxiety at Home

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Anxiety is an unwanted guest. For some families, anxiety makes a sudden appearance, showing up one day after soccer practice but before dinner, and never leaving. For others, it makes a gradual appearance, like showe ...

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  6. Anxiety at Home: Accommodating Anxiety

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Accommodation, also called enabling, occurs when you give in to your child’s anxiety rather than letting your child tolerate some discomfort and learn to use coping tools. Accommodation is commonplace in families of ...

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  7. Anxiety at Home: Addressing Excessive Reassurance Seeking

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Children and teens look to their parents, teachers and trusted adults for information about the world around them, enabling them to reach expected milestones and mature into adulthood. However, for some children and ...

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  8. Anxiety at Home: Coping with Back to School Anxiety

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Anxious feelings are normal and expected in children and teens returning to school, changing schools, or for first-timers starting kindergarten. This transition can be stressful and disruptive for the entire family. ...

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  9. Anxiety at Home: Coping with Nightmares

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Nightmares can cause problems for both parents and children, not just because they interrupt everyone’s sleep, but because depending on your response, nightmares can contribute to difficulties with sleep onset and/or ...

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  10. Anxiety at Home: Happy Home

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Happy Home: The power of predictability Like adults, anxious children and teens prefer to have a sense of control in their lives. They do not cope well with a disorganized, "spontaneous" family style. They ...

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