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  1. Safer Cannabis Use: Marijuana, hash, hash oil

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      PDF | More from the Safer Use series Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   Reduce your risk of lung problems, mental health problems and legal issues. ...

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  2. Safer Drinking: Beer, wine and spirits

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      PDF | More from the Safer Use series Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   Reduce your risk of problems related to drinking too much, too often or in risky environments. ...

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  3. Safer Injecting: Opioids, crack and crystal meth

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    PDF Version Injecting is the riskiest way to use drugs. Some of the risks are related to using needles. Other risks are related to the type of drugs that go in the needles. Here are things you can do to reduce those risks. ...

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  4. Safer Smoking: Crack and crystal meth

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      PDF | More from the Safer Use series Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   Reduce your risk of burns, infections, disease, overdose, nutrition problems and dehydration. ...

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  5. Safer Tripping: Magic mushrooms, LSD, and other hallucinogens

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      PDF | More from the Safer Use Series Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   Reduce your risk of bad trips (scary and stressful experiences), injuries from falls or accidents, and mental health problems. ...

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  6. Seniors and Depression: Concerns about medications

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      English PDF | More Fact Sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Although anti-depressant medications have been around for years, there are still a great number of misconceptions about how they work and the effects they have; antidepressants ha ...

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  7. Seniors and Depression: The difference between depression and dementia

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    Depression is a mood disorder; dementias like Alzheimer’s disease, can have similar symptoms but they are different illnesses and have different treatment plans. ...

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  8. Seniors and Depression: Suicide information

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Seniors are at greater risk of suicide than are younger people. The British Columbia Crisis Centre indicates that, “Statistics tell us that older adults, particularly older males, have hi ...

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  9. Seniors and Depression: Information for friends and family

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Information to help you recognize the signs and take action Have you noticed that your senior loved one seems unhappy or more anxious, irritable or moody? Maybe ...

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  10. Seniors and Depression Series

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      More Fact Sheets The Seniors and Depression series from the Mood Disorders Association of BC helps older adults and loved ones recognize signs of depression and seek help. Depression is not a normal part of aging, so it’s important to take depression se ...

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