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  1. Screening Self-Tests

    Screening self-tests are tools that help you look at your mental health or wellness. These tests look for signs or symptoms that can show up in some mental illnesses. They can also help you look at patterns of feelings or patterns of substance use. While ...

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  2. Cross-cultural Mental Health and Substance Use

    [Info Sheet]

    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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  3. Schizophrenia

    [Info Sheet]

      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Schizophrenia can be a frightening experience on its own. Unfortunately, it’s often misunderstood, in part due to sensational stories in the news and other media. Some peop ...

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  4. New Visions on Housing and Homelessness

    Check out the latest issue of Visions: BC's Mental Health and Addictions Journal on housing and homelessness. You’ll come to realize just how deeply entrenched mental illness and addiction are in BC’s homelessness landscape. This issue is full of hea ...

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  5. New Visions issue on Medications

    Check out the latest issue of  Visions: BC's Mental Health and Addictions Journal on medications. Medications are often a double-edged sword. They can lift symptoms of mental illness or addiction so that people can feel well enough to do all the othe ...

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  6. New bipolar disorder factsheets

    A new set of user-friendly fact sheets developed by Mood Disorders Association of BC for the BC Partners covers the types of bipolar disorder, myths and facts surrounding bipolar disorder, causes of bipolar disorder, and treatments like medications and EC ...

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  7. New issue of Visions on Campuses

    This issue of Visions: BC's Mental Health and Addictions Journal probes beyond the sunny surface of campus life to examine some of the underlying mental health and substance use issues facing post-secondary students, practitioners and administrators. ...

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  8. Beyond the Blues 2008

    The 14th annual Beyond the Blues: Depression Anxiety Education and Screening Day is happening at more than 60 events across British Columbia, Canada, on October 9th, 2008 and throughout October. At these free, drop-in, anonymous events, learn more about m ...

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  9. New Visions Journal on Aboriginal People

    This issue of Visions: BC's Mental Health and Addictions Journal 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 inde ...

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  10. New Translated Fact Sheets in Japanese

    Thanks to the Provincial Language Service, of the Provincial Health Services Authority, 10 of our brand new HeretoHelp 'Primer' fact sheets are now available in Japanese! See our Other Languages for the nearly dozen languages in which we now hav ...

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