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  1. Visions- Older Adult Immigrants and Refugees

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    PDF Version Immigrants and refugees face numerous challenges when they arrive in Canada, and older adults in particular may face additional hardships as they cope with the personal, family and society changes that affect mental health. Older adult immigra ...

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  2. Editor's Message: Older Adult Immigrants and Refugees

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    About one in four British Columbians is from a visible minority and most immigrated to Canada in the last 15 years. So I’m really delighted that Visions is covering the important and relevant topic of immigrants and refugees. But the only way to cover it ...

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  3. Older Adult Immigrants and Refugees Resources

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

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  4. 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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  5. Visions—Opioids

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

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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