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  1. 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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  2. Visions- Tobacco

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    PDF | Vol. 3, No. 4 (2007) While smoking is known to cause death and disease, what may be lesser known is the degree to which it affects the lives of people with mental illness and addictions, who are overrepresented in the smoking population. This issue ...

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  3. What to Expect from Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Services

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Institute of Families for Child and Youth Mental Health   When you have concerns about your child's or young person's mental health you are not alone. Mental health concerns affect at least one in fiv ...

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  4. Visions- Trauma and Victimization

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    PDF | Vol. 7, No. 2 (2007) The relationship between traumatizing events—including being a victim of crime—and mental health/illness is complex. The latest issue of Visions Journal on Trauma and Victimization looks at some of these complexities as well as ...

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  5. Psychosis Symptoms and What to Do

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   Helpful things to do when someone who has a mental illness is experiencing hallucinations, delusions or paranoia. On this page: Delusions & hallucinations Paranoia Disordered thin ...

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  6. What is Psychosis?

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   Psychosis is a word used to describe a set of symptoms: hallucinations, delusions and paranoia, that happen when the brain is not working correctly. ...

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  7. Mood and Psychosis

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   If you have depression or bipolar disorder and are experiencing some of these symptoms, it is important to tell your doctor about them. Hearing voices and seeing things that others do ...

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  8. Schizophrenia and Depression

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   Depression is not part of schizophrenia, but people who have schizophrenia are sometimes depressed as well. On this page: How a person with depression might act Helpful things to do H ...

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  9. Early Psychosis: How to Help Recovery

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   What family and friends need to know "My daughter didn’t know at first what she needed, but she did need us. It took some time, but now her good days are the norm rather than the ...

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