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  1. 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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  2. Editor's Message

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    Sarah Hamid-Balma Reprinted from "Opioids" issue of Visions Journal, 2018, 13 (3), p. 4 Late last fall, while working on this issue, my six-year-old daughter injured herself and we ended up at BC Children’s ER. The doctor told us they were going ...

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  3. Visions—Opioids

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    PDF Version PDF | EPUB | Vol. 13, No. 3 (2018) ...

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  4. Humanizing Our Response to the Opioid Overdose Crisis

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    Dan Reist Reprinted from "Opioids" issue of Visions Journal, 2018, 13 (3), p. 5 Overdose deaths in British Columbia have been increasing since 2012. This fact led the Provincial Health Officer to declare a public health emergency in April 2016. ...

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  5. Opioids and Opioid Use in Canada

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    A complex history Gaëlle Nicolussi, MA Reprinted from "Opioids" issue of Visions Journal, 2018, 13 (3), p. 8 One hundred and ten years after opium was made illegal in Canada, we find ourselves in the midst of the worst opioid overdose crisis in ...

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  6. Duncan’s Overdose Prevention Site

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    Serving the community and making positive change Melissa Middlemass Reprinted from "Opioids" issue of Visions Journal, 2018, 13 (3), p. 29 The overdose prevention site in the city of Duncan on Vancouver Island opened on September 12, 2017,  as p ...

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  7. What Do Trauma and Gender Have to Do with Opioid Use?

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    Natalie Hemsing, MA, Nancy Poole, PhD, and Lorraine Greaves, PhD Reprinted from "Opioids" issue of Visions Journal, 2018, 13 (3), p. 32 The majority of women and men with substance use problems report having experienced some form of trauma, and ...

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  8. More Tools in the Toolkit

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    Expanding medical treatment options for opioid addiction Cheyenne Johnson, MPH, and Emily Wagner, MSc ...

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  9. Let’s Talk Opioids

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    Strengthening community through dialogue Nicole Bodner, BA (Hon), and Kristina Jenei, BSN, RN Reprinted from "Opioids" issue of Visions Journal, 2018, 13 (3), p. 37 In British Columbia, rates of overdose-related death are out of control. Communi ...

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  10. Creating Community in the Middle of a Crisis

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    Katrina Jensen Reprinted from "Opioids" issue of Visions Journal, 2018, 13 (3), p. 40 At the end of 2016, I received an important email. The email had been forwarded to me by someone who had received it from someone else who had received it from ...

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