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  1. Editor's Message

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    Sarah Hamid-Balma Reprinted from "Workplace: Transitions" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 11 (3), p. 4 The start of a new year seems an appropriate time to talk about transitions, changes and new paths. So, off the heels of our Youth Transitions ...

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  2. Editor's Message

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    Sarah Hamid-Balma ...

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  3. Editor's Message

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    Sarah Hamid-Balma Reprinted from "Opioids" issue of Visions Journal, 2018, 13 (3), p. 4 Late last fall, while working on this issue, my six-year-old daughter injured herself and we ended up at BC Children’s ER. The doctor told us they were going ...

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  4. Editor's Message: Families

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    There are different layers to Sarah’s experiences with family support, but ultimately, unconditional love was her best medicine. This issue of Visions is for everyone—your family includes the people you care about and support, not just your biological fam ...

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  5. Effective Treatments for Mental Disorders in Children and Youth

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    Christine Schwartz, MA, PhD, RPsych, Charlotte Waddell, MSc, MD, CCFP, FRCPC (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry), Jen Barican, MPH, and Daphne Gray-Grant, BA (Honours) Reprinted from "Treatments: What Works?" issue of Visions Journal, 2015, 11 (1) ...

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  6. Empowered Transitions

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    “Transition” seems to be a bit of a buzz word lately. Transitions occur many times throughout our lives—going to a new college, starting a new career, making new friends or discovering life as a young adult are all very exciting stages of life. ...

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  7. Fact Finder

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   If you are struggling to help your anxious child, and possibly managing your own anxiety as well, starting to arm yourself with the facts and creating a plan of action may offer you some initial relief. Although the ...

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  8. Fact Finder: ABCs of Anxiety

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Anxiety can impact the lives of children, teens (and adults!), in the following 6 ways. On this page: Affect Behaviour Cognition Dependence Excessive and extreme Functioning Affect: Emotionally and physically—what we ...

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  9. Fact Finder: Addressing Excessive Reassurance Seeking

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Children and teens look to their parents, teachers and trusted adults for information about the world around them, enabling them to reach expected milestones and mature into adulthood. However, for some children and ...

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  10. Fact Finder: Anxiety 101

      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   What you and your child need to know about anxiety Anxiety is normal. Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. It alerts us to threats, protects us from danger and helps us reach important goals. For example, ...

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