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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Outside In

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    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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  6. Talking to Children and Youth

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    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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  7. Using Mental Health Medications in Children and Youth

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    The use of medication for mental health problems in children and youth has skyrocketed in the last 15 years. This is an issue that alarms many people, and not without reason. ...

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  8. Bipolar Disorder: Effects on the family

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Bipolar disorder, a brain disorder characterized by extreme swings in moods, is a puzzling illness that not only affects the individual but their family and frie ...

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  9. Mental Illnesses in Children and Youth

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Kids and teens are constantly changing. They grow up quickly and before you know it, your giggly, energetic toddler is a teenager who sleeps until noon. As we grow, it’s normal to change as we learn new t ...

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  10. Taming Worry Dragons

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    In the early 1990s, Dr. Jane Garland imagined adapting cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) to better serve anxious children. CBT is known to be effective for anxiety, but it can be difficult to motivate children to practise the essential skills. ...

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