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  1. Drawing from Métis Roots to Move Beyond Bipolar Disorder

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    Kim Bayer, MA Reprinted from "Indigenous People" issue of Visions journal, 2016, 11 (4), p. 21 For many years, I worked as a community support worker during the day, helping others with mental health and addiction issues as well as child welfare ...

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  2. Some Days a Printer Cable Makes Me Cry

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    Reflections on suicide—First Nations communities and beyond Chris Lalonde, PhD Reprinted from "Indigenous People" issue of Visions journal, 2016, 11 (4), p. 23 I have two things to say about suicide. First, I’ve spent 20 years studying suicide a ...

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  3. What is Indigenous Cultural Safety—and Why Should I Care About It?

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    Cheryl Ward (MSW, RSW, EdD candidate), Chelsey Branch (MEd, MA, PhD student) and Alycia Fridkin (MHSc, PhD) Reprinted from "Indigenous People" issue of Visions journal, 2016, 11 (4), p. 29 It’s the first session in a therapeutic relationship. Su ...

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  4. “Our Story, Our Journey, Our Strength”

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    The new BC Schizophrenia Society (BCSS) Strengthening Families Together – First Nations pilot project Cindy L. Charleyboy, BA Reprinted from "Indigenous People" issue of Visions journal, 2016 11 (4), p. 33 I am thankful for this opportunity to s ...

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  5. Indigenizing Harm Reduction

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    Moving beyond the four-pillar model Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN) Reprinted from "Indigenous People" issue of Visions journal, 2016, 11 (4), p. 36 The four-fire model and the examples below are the culmination of more than 10 years ...

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  6. Resources

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    Reprinted from "Indigenous People" issue of Visions Journal Aboriginal Crisis Line: 1-800-588-8717 This crisis line offers help and support for anyone in BC and it is available day and night every day. You can also access help specifically for a ...

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  7. Charting the Future of Native Mental Health in Canada

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    “The strategic plan of the Native Mental Health Association of Canada (NMHAC) is a first in the history of Canada. It is a vision, mission and long-term plan to promote and enhance native mental health in Canada based on Indigenous worldview, a unique per ...

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  8. Toward Blending the Best of Two Worlds

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    In 2004, the Fraser Region Aboriginal Planning Committee (now the Fraser Region Interim Aboriginal Authority1) and the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) formed a partnership. The aim of the partnership was to put together a plan for impro ...

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  9. Visions- Aboriginal People

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    PDF | Vol. 5, No. 1 (2008) This issue of Visions stirs new ground like no other issue has. If you identify yourself as Aboriginal, First Nation, Inuit or Metis, you will likely find much that resonates with you. If you don't indentify yourself that w ...

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  10. Within Sight: Issue 29

      Read more from Within Sight In this issue: HeretoHelp spotlight Aboriginal Mental Health Promotion from CMHA BC. From 2010-2015, the Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division and the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres led Connecting th ...

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