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  1. Self-harm

    [Info Sheet]

    PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   People go to great lengths to protect themselves from pain and injury. But some people hurt themselves on purpose to help them deal with bad feelings or thoughts. This is cal ...

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  2. Coping with Mental Health Crises and Emergencies

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Symptoms of a mental illness can be better or worse at times. This happens when people are doing their best to manage their illness, too. Experiencing worsening symptoms fo ...

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  3. Visions—Young People: Self-injury

    [Visions Article]

    PDF Version PDF | EPUB | Vol. 13, No. 2 (2017) ...

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  4. Editor's Message

    [Visions Article]

    Sarah Hamid-Balma ...

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  5. Understanding Self-Injury in Young People

    A clinician-researcher’s approach Mary K. Nixon, MD, FRCPC Reprinted from  "Young People: Self-Injury"  issue of  Visions Journal, 2017, 13 (2), p. 5 My journey to better understanding self-injury in young people began after I completed my resid ...

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  6. Nonsuicidal Self-Injury

    [Visions Article]

    Separating fact from fiction E. David Klonsky, PhD Reprinted from "Young People: Self-Injury" issue of Visions Journal, 2017, 13 (2), p. 8 Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is the intentional damaging of one’s own body tissue (for example, cutting ...

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  7. SHAREing Care

    [Visions Article]

    From self-harm to self-care through peer-led support Anne Liao Reprinted from  "Young People: Self-Injury"  issue of  Visions Journal, 2017, 13 (2), p. 29 The first time I self-harmed, I don’t remember exactly what led up to it. Maybe it was hom ...

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  8. You Can’t Know If You Don’t Ask

    [Visions Article]

    How to assess nonsuicidal self-injury Sarah E. Victor, PhD  Reprinted from  "Young People: Self-Injury"  issue of  Visions Journal, 2017, 13 (2), p. 32 Many teens who self-injure do not get the help they need, even when they reach out to others. ...

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  9. Opening the Gate to Suicide Prevention

    [Visions Article]

    Tell, ask, listen, keep safe  Dammy Damstrom-Albach, MA, MSW Reprinted from  "Young People: Self-Injury"  issue of  Visions Journal, 2017, 13 (2), p. 35 The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) BC Division recently received a grant from the ...

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  10. Cutting Through the Urge

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    Overcoming self-injury Stephen P. Lewis, PhD, and Nancy L. Heath, PhD Reprinted from  "Young People: Self-Injury"  issue of  Visions Journal, 2017, 13 (2), p. 37 Self-injury is a significant mental health concern facing today’s youth and young a ...

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