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  1. Mental Illnesses

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Fact Sheets Next time you’re in line at the supermarket or at a bus stop, look around you. How many people do you see? Five? 10? What if we told you that of those 10 people, two have or will have a mental illness? Do ...

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  2. Supporting a Friend or Family Member with a Mental Illness

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Fact Sheets It can be scary when someone you love is sick. It can be especially scary if they’re diagnosed with a mental illness. It’s hard to see someone you love in pain and it’s confusing when someone you know wel ...

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  3. Learn About Cocaine

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    Cocaine is a psychoactive (mind-altering) drug that affects how we think and behave. It is a stimulant that speeds up our breathing, heart rate, thoughts and actions. ...

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  4. Family Self-Care and Recovery from Mental Illness

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      English PDF | More Fact Sheets This resource will talk about ways families can look after their own well-being while caring for a family member. It is important that caregivers remember their own health is equally important. Learning about mental health ...

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  5. Evaluating Mental Health and Substance Use Information

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets With all of the information coming at us these days, it can be hard to filter out what is good information and what information isn’t so good. This is especially true when it comes to information about me ...

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  6. Coping with Depression in Pregnancy and Following the Birth

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    A cognitive behaviour therapy-based self-management guide for women This workbook has been contributed to HeretoHelp by our partners at the BC Reproductive Mental Health Program of BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services. We highly recommend this reso ...

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  7. The Road Ahead: A Guidebook for Parents of Young Teens about alcohol and other drugs

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      English PDF | More Fact Sheets Getting familiar with teen territory Chances are you’re noticing changes as your child becomes a teenager. You might even be thinking back to when you were approaching the teen years to remember what it felt like. Do you r ...

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  8. Helping People who Use Substances: A health promotion perspective

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    All psychoactive or “mind-altering” substances, from caffeine to heroin, involve some risk. For thousands of years, people have been using these substances for their benefits, but the risk of experiencing short- or long-term harms is always there. ...

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  9. Wellness Modules

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      Ups and downs are a normal part of life. We all feel a bit stressed out or struggle to cope with a problem from time to time. We all get angry once in a while or find it hard to express our needs assertively. Most of us could use a little help finding b ...

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  10. Learn About Caffeine

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    Caffeine is a psychoactive (mind-altering) drug that affects how we think and feel. It is a stimulant that speeds up our breathing, heart rate, thoughts and actions. ...

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