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  1. Change is always possible

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      English PDF | Next section | Workbook home There is always hope for people struggling with substance use problems. That is, change is always possible, whether that change means reducing your current use or quitting altogether. ...

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  2. Change is sometimes necessary

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      English PDF | Next section | Workbook home Most of us can and do use substances in ways that carry minimal risk. But sometimes we get distracted or lose our way and start using more, and more often, than makes sense. ...

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  3. Coping with Depression in Pregnancy and Following the Birth

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    A cognitive behaviour therapy-based self-management guide for women This workbook has been contributed to HeretoHelp by our partners at the BC Reproductive Mental Health Program of BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services. We highly recommend this reso ...

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  4. Dealing with Psychosis: A Toolkit for Moving Forward with Your Life

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    Psychosis can be a disruptive, confusing, and frightening experience. Hearing voices or thinking unusual or disturbing thoughts is common in psychosis. Having psychosis makes it difficult to figure out what is really happening and what may be a trick of t ...

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  5. Drug problems are just like other problems

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      English PDF | Next section | Workbook home Some of us have a great deal of trouble managing “normal” human activities—eating, sex, shopping, using the Internet—in a healthy way while others have no problem at all. In this section: Can you identify what& ...

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  6. Drugs have the potential to both help and harm

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      English PDF | Next section | Workbook home It is estimated that almost a quarter of the burden of disease in British Columbia results from substance use (tobacco contributes 12% of the burden of disease, alcohol about 10%, and illegal drugs combined abo ...

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  7. Drugs play only a small part in the story of risk and harm

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      English PDF | Next section | Workbook home Some people struggling with drug use believe the drug itself is the main problem. (They think to themselves, “If this drug didn’t exist, I wouldn’t have a drug problem!”) But drugs aren’t the only factor to con ...

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  8. Family Self-Care and Recovery from Mental Illness

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      English PDF | More Fact Sheets This resource will talk about ways families can look after their own well-being while caring for a family member. It is important that caregivers remember their own health is equally important. Learning about mental health ...

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  9. Family Toolkit

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    When a family member suffers from a mental illness, one of the most important things to do is to take the time to learn about the disorder. By educating yourself as much as you can about the mental or substance use disorder, you can take an active role in ...

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  10. From Grief to Action’s Coping Kit

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      English PDF | More Fact Sheets When Addiction Hits Home A toolkit by From Grief to Action This toolkit is for parents or caregivers who are dealing with a son or daughter’s substance use. It’s a helpful tool whether you’re concerned about a loved one’s ...

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