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  1. Coping with Mental Health Crises and Emergencies

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Symptoms of a mental illness can be better or worse at times. This happens when people are doing their best to manage their illness, too. Experiencing worsening symptoms for a short period of time is a no ...

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  2. 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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  3. Borderline Personality Disorder

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets In the past, people thought that someone with borderline personality disorder (BPD) was “on the borderline” between psychosis and neurosis (anxiety/depression). Today, we know much more about BPD, and the ...

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  4. Preventing Relapse of Depression

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      Download PDF | Module #1 | Module #2 When you feel well, the last thing you want to think about is a relapse of depression. But you can do a lot to lower the risk of relapse if you plan ahead. Try thinking of it this way: if you injure yourself, you wou ...

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  5. Cross-cultural Mental Health and Substance Use

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    Our communities are culturally diverse. We know that mental health and substance use problems affect everyone, regardless of their background, culture or ethnicity, but current mental health and substance use services may not be able to respond to the div ...

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Understanding Substance Use: A health promotion perspective

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    Health is a state of total well-being—physical, mental and social—helping us both survive and thrive in our everyday lives. ...

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  9. Alzheimer's Disease

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    Many of us look forward to our retirement and see our later years as a chance to reflect and enjoy the lives we built for ourselves. But for hundreds of thousands of Canadians, this time of reflection becomes a time of loss and confusion. ...

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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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