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  1. Families in Crisis and BC’s Mental Health Act

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    Deborah Conner Reprinted from "Families and Crisis" issue of Visions Journal, 2017, 12 (4), p. 7 In 2012, “approximately 11 million Canadians (38%) aged 15 and older reported having one or more immediate or extended family members with a mental ...

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  2. Visions—Families and Crisis

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    PDF | Vol. 12, No. 4 (2017) ...

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  3. Plotting the Course Ahead

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    Mental health and the Ulysses Agreement Mark Littlefield, MA, and Natasha L. Smith, BA Reprinted from "Families and Crisis" issue of Visions Journal, 2017, 12 (4), p. 28 In ancient mythology, the gods told the hero Ulysses that if he wished to m ...

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  4. Connecting the Dots

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    Privacy, information-sharing and family participation in the mental health system Clara Sitar, BSW, MSW, RSW Reprinted from "Families and Crisis" issue of Visions Journal, 2017, 12 (4), p. 31 The experiences of family members in the mental healt ...

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  5. Family Support and Involvement at Vancouver Coastal Health

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    Isabella Mori, MEd, MPCC ...

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  6. Breaking the Cycle of Crisis

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    The role of police in a crisis intervention Deborah Skaey, BA, MA (pending), APR Reprinted from "Families and Crisis" issue of Visions Journal, 2017, 12 (4), p. 36 With the shift from institutional care to community-based mental health care, mor ...

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  7. Resources

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    Reprinted from "Families and Crisis" issue of Visions Journal, 2017, 12 (4), p. 40 BC Schizophrenia Society family resources www.bcss.org An organization helping family members for any serious mental illness. Find the family support calendar for ...

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  8. Talking About Drugs with your Child

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    The Centre for Addictions Research of BC Reprinted from "Families and Crisis" issue of Visions Journal, 2017, 12 (4), p. 14 It’s never too early or too late to talk about substance use with your child. Recent fentanyl-related incidents are a rem ...

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  9. How can I convince my kids not to use drugs?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental hea ...

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  10. Editor's Message

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    Sarah Hamid-Balma Reprinted from "Opioids" issue of Visions Journal, 2018, 13 (3), p. 4 Late last fall, while working on this issue, my six-year-old daughter injured herself and we ended up at BC Children’s ER. The doctor told us they were going ...

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