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  1. Visions- Women

    [Visions Article]

    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 4 (2004) This new look issue of Visions is dedicated to women's mental health and addictions matters, including eating disorders, mothering, rural issues, benzodiazepines and workplaces. Looking through a gender prism will show some ...

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  2. Make Your Own Recovery Cup Game

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      English PDF | More Psychosis Resources Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   Get the game board pdf file printed poster-sized and laminated at a copy shop. Typical cost for this is $7 / square foot including laminating. Expect to pay about $20 for the game ...

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  3. Family Peer Support Buddy Program

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    "[The best thing was] the acknowledgement that family members can give and receive help from other family members—We have something valuable to share." ...

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  4. Boys, and How We Can Reach Them

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    Anita Roberts Web-only article from "Men" issue of Visions Journal, 2005, 2(5) The World of Boys Every day we send our boys out into the world of other boys. A world where they have to constantly be on their guard against potential humiliation a ...

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  5. Visions- First Responders for Young People

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    PDF | Vol. 3, No. 2 (2006) The common saying that "it takes a village to raise a child" rings true as this issue looks at first responders. Parents, school counsellor, teacher, police, firemen, friend, coaches and other members of our society mu ...

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  6. Helping Anxious Children

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    In most cases, the tendency to be anxious stays with a person throughout their life. So we need to help anxious children develop coping skills to manage their own anxiety eventually. This starts with parents helping them by going through the following ste ...

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  7. Outside In

    [Visions Article]

    One bright and sunny morning, I was rushing down Granville Street, already late for a meeting. A male voice called my name: "Judy!" I turned. He looked vaguely familiar- I waved and hurried on. He caught up with me and stood in front of me, bloc ...

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  8. Kids in Control: When A Parent has Mental Illness

    [Visions Article]

    Kids in Control is a psychoeducational group for children ages eight to 13. The eight-week group helps children understand their parents’ mental illness and learn how to take care of themselves. I have been facilitating this group for three years in vario ...

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  9. Talking to Children and Youth

    [Visions Article]

    When mental illness affects a family, the children–including the offspring or siblings of people with mental illness–are just as confused and scared as the adult family members. They know something is wrong. ...

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  10. Visions- Medications

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    PDF | Vol. 4, No. 2 (2007) Medications are often a double-edged sword. They can lift symptoms of mental illness or addiction so that people can feel well enough to do all the other hard work needed for recovery. But, they also present a host of complex ch ...

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