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  1. Aboriginal Mental Health: The statistical reality

    [Visions Article]

    It’s well known that the Aboriginal people of Canada face a unique set of mental health challenges. 2 But what may not be so well known is that, in a 2002/03 survey, about 70% of First Nations adults living on reserves felt in balance physically, emotiona ...

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  2. Aboriginal Resources

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    This list is not comprehensive and does not imply endorsement of resources. ...

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  3. Connecting the Dots

    [Visions Article]

    Connecting the Dots aims to promote the wellness of urban Aboriginal youth and families in BC. But first, they needed to adapt existing models of community support to better reflect Aboriginal perspectives of wellness. In Kelowna, for example, Aboriginal ...

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  4. Editor's Message: Aboriginal People

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    This issue of Visions stirs new ground like no other issue has. If you identify yourself as Aboriginal, First Nation, Inuit or Métis, you will likely find much that resonates with you in the stories ahead. If you don’t identify yourself that way, you will ...

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  5. One Community, Our Future

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    In May 2006, the Sto:lo Nation Health Services received a grant through the provincial government Crystal Meth Program. It was proposed that the funding be used to create a youth drop-in centre for aboriginal youth between the ages of 12 and 19 who live o ...

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  6. Research Summary: Aboriginal Peoples’ Experiences of Mental Health and Addictions Care

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    Aboriginal peoples in British Columbia and other areas of Canada face unique difficulties accessing mental health and addictions services. This is having negative effects on the mental health of Aboriginal people, their families and their communities. In ...

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  7. Seeking Health Care at Emergency Departments

    [Visions Article]

    Many Aboriginal people have difficulty accessing health care services. I am a member of a team of university and community-based researchers1 who want to see people’s access to primary health care services improved. We have been conducting a study2 to hel ...

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  8. Visions- Aboriginal People

    [Visions Article]

    PDF | Vol. 5, No. 1 (2008) This issue of Visions stirs new ground like no other issue has. If you identify yourself as Aboriginal, First Nation, Inuit or Metis, you will likely find much that resonates with you. If you don't indentify yourself that w ...

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  9. Visions- Culture

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    Culture can be any group’s shared values or beliefs, whether the group is linked by ethnicity, age, gender, life experiences, and all of the places in between. Culture is reflected in everything from how we act to what our media tells us. People have many ...

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  10. Within Sight: Issue 29

      Read more from Within Sight In this issue: HeretoHelp spotlight Aboriginal Mental Health Promotion from CMHA BC. From 2010-2015, the Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division and the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres led Connecting th ...

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