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  1. Indigenizing Harm Reduction

    [Visions Article]

    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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  2. Editor's Message

    Sarah Hamid-Balma Reprinted from "Indigenous People" issue of Visions journal, 2016, 11 (4), p. 4 This issue, voted for by readers, feels incredibly timely. The planning for it began just days after our new Prime Minister and two Indigenous cabi ...

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  3. Glossary

    [Visions Article]

    Reprinted from "Indigenous People" issue of Visions journal, 2016, 11 (4), p. 5 This glossary defines some of the key terms you may come across in this issue of Visions. All definitions were compiled from various sources by Visions staff and don ...

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  4. Visions – Indigenous People

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    Reconciliation comes from truth and understanding, from acknowledging the past and present in order to build a more just and equitable future. ...

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  5. Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Aboriginal people

    [Info Sheet]

    PDF Version   Download PDF | More Fact Sheets Bipolar disorder is an illness in which people have mood swings that are out of proportion to what is going on in their lives. You experience emotional highs (called mania) and lows (called depression), with p ...

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  6. Depression: A Guide for Aboriginal People

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Depression affects your mood—the way you feel. It’s normal to feel sad or upset from time to time. Depression is more than just a bad day. ...

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  7. 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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  8. Within Sight: Issue 31

    In this issue of Within Sight, we start near the beginning. We often hear that the problem isn’t that people don’t recognize mental health or substance use concerns. The problem is that the system can be difficult to understand and navigate. ...

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