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  1. Talking to Your Child or Teen About Anxiety

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      PDF | More info sheets Children and teens often don’t recognize their anxiety for what it is. Instead, they may think there is something “wrong” with them. Children may focus on the physical symptoms of anxiety (e.g. stomachaches). Teens may think they ...

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  2. Visions- Alcohol

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    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 9 (2006) Alcohol is one of our society's most accepted drugs, and yet its influences can be devastating. This edition of Visions looks at alcohol use and its personal, social and economic impacts and its effects on mental and physic ...

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  3. Visions- Concurrent Disorders

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    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 1 (2004) This issue of Visions—our largest ever, at 60 pages—explores the theme of co-existing mental health and alcohol/drug use problems from a number of different angles and includes personal stories, approaches and models, regional p ...

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  4. Visions- Criminal Justice

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    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 8 (2005) This edition explores the intricate relationship between criminal justice and mental illness and addictions. Issues surrounding available treatment for disorders in prisons, stereotypes in the media, criminalization of individua ...

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  5. Visions- Families

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    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 3 (2004) This issue looks at the role and experiences of families, particuarly families of young people, as the majority of mental illness first appears either in childhood, adolescence or young adulthood. It is also during these years t ...

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  6. 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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  7. Visions- Self-Management

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    PDF | Vol. 1, No. 18 (2003) Self-management is a term in the clinical community that basically means self-care and empowering individuals and families in managing their conditions. This issue of Visions investigates what the concept means for people with ...

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  8. Visions- Stigma and Discrimination

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    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 6 (2005) The articles in this edition of Visions talk of the many forms stigma take—societal, interpersonal, internal. As readers of this issue, we are already likely aware of the negative, often destructive impact of stigma on the lives ...

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  9. Visions- Treatments for Young People

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    PDF | Vol. 3, No. 1 (2006) This edition of Visions focuses on young people. Articles in this issue looks into the issues faced by young people and what kind of treatments and support available for them. The issue is ranging from eating disorder and schizo ...

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  10. Visions- Women

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    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 4 (2004) This new look issue of Visions is dedicated to women's mental health and addictions matters, including eating disorders, mothering, rural issues, benzodiazepines and workplaces. Looking through a gender prism will show some ...

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