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  1. Cannabis and Mental Health

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      English PDF | More Info Sheets Cannabis, also known as marijuana, has a complicated reputation. On one hand, some people use cannabis as medicine. On the other hand, others link it to mental health problems. So what do we know? Does cannabis cause psych ...

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  2. Mental Health and Nutrition

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets A common-sense guide Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Our bodies and minds are not separate. There’s a relationship between a person’s mental health and what they eat. People with poor mental h ...

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  3. What Helps, What Hurts

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      Download PDF | More Info Sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Do you know how to talk to a friend who is feeling down or depressed?   Many people want to support a friend who is feeling down or depressed but just don't know how. Even w ...

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  4. 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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  5. What to Expect from Your Family or Walk-In Clinic Doctor

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Fact 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 five children ...

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  6. What to Expect from Your Child's School

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Fact 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 five children ...

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  7. Cannabis (Marijuana) and Psychosis

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   People at risk for schizophrenia who use cannabis get their first symptoms at a younger age, and people with a mental illness who use cannabis have a harder time in their recovery. ...

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  8. 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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  9. When your Brother or Sister has Schizophrenia

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   Schizophrenia is brain illness that makes it so that the brain can not tell what is real and not real. People with schizophrenia sometimes hear voices that are not there, see things t ...

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  10. 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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