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  1. General Home Management Strategies for Anxiety

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC As a parent, you can help your child or teen learn techniques to manage his or her anxiety. Although it is always advisable to seek professional help, especially in more severe cases, help is not always readily available. Ev ...

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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- Housing and Homelessness

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    PDF | Vol. 4, No. 1 (2007) This milestone issue of Visions navigates through the intricate web of housing and homelessness. You’ll come to realize just how deeply entrenched mental illness and addiction are in BC’s homelessness landscape. This issue is fu ...

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Visions- Suicide

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    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 7 (2005) This issue looks at the difficult and complex issue of suicide and suicide prevention and relationships to mental illness and addictions. Topics explored include vulnerable groups, response guidelines, emerging national preventi ...

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