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  1. Connecting the Dots

    [Visions Article]

    Connecting the Dots aims to promote the wellness of urban Aboriginal youth and families in BC. But first, they needed to adapt existing models of community support to better reflect Aboriginal perspectives of wellness. In Kelowna, for example, Aboriginal ...

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  2. Elder Suicide in Native Communities

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    How Valuing and Including our Seniors Can Make All the Difference Paul Kettl, MD Reprinted from "Seniors' Mental Health" issue of Visions Journal, 2002, No. 15, pp. 9-10 Excerpted from Kettl, P. (1998). Alaska native suicide: Lessons for el ...

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  3. Recovery Cup: 2016 First Nations Edition

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      English PDF Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   This cooperative game teaches helpful self-care and recovery concepts for families who have a loved in recovery from a psychotic illness such as schizophrenia. The board and card imagery for this game versi ...

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  4. Aboriginal Superhero

    [Visions Article]

    Comic books and health are not words you normally hear in the same sentence. In fact, some people may think comic books are an unhealthy pastime. But the Healthy Aboriginal Network (HAN) thinks they have the potential to save lives. With that belief, and ...

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  5. One Community, Our Future

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    In May 2006, the Sto:lo Nation Health Services received a grant through the provincial government Crystal Meth Program. It was proposed that the funding be used to create a youth drop-in centre for aboriginal youth between the ages of 12 and 19 who live o ...

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  6. Editor's Message

    Sarah Hamid-Balma Reprinted from "Indigenous People" issue of Visions journal, 2016, 11 (4), p. 4 This issue, voted for by readers, feels incredibly timely. The planning for it began just days after our new Prime Minister and two Indigenous cabi ...

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  7. Glossary

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    Reprinted from "Indigenous People" issue of Visions journal, 2016, 11 (4), p. 5 This glossary defines some of the key terms you may come across in this issue of Visions. All definitions were compiled from various sources by Visions staff and don ...

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  8. Vision Quests and Questioning Visions

    Taking on collective responsibility for Aboriginal truth and well-being Nicolas D. Leech-Crier Reprinted from "Indigenous People" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 11 (4), p. 12 “Virtually all aspects of Canadian society may need to be reconsidere ...

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  9. Walking the Red Road

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    Indigenous mental health from an Elder's perspective Susan Tatoosh, as told to Stephanie Wilson Reprinted from "Indigenous People" issue of Visions journal, 2016, 11 (4), p. 15 Mental health, to me, means balance. It means having emotional, ...

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  10. Surviving to Thriving

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    A personal journey in mental health Jenz Malloway Reprinted from "Indigenous People" issue of Visions journal, 2016, 11 (4), p. 18 My story of recovering from depression doesn’t end with me crossing a 10k finish line in triumph, winning a litera ...

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