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  1. Addressing Motivational Issues in Eating Disorders

    [Visions Article]

    Individuals with eating disorders are ambivalent about change, and lack of motivation has been associated with high levels of treatment refusal, dropout, and relapse. ...

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  2. Healthy Relationships with Food and Substances

    [Visions Article]

    The Campus Context Centre for Addictions Research of BC, Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division and Jessie’s Legacy Program ...

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  3. Visions—Body Image

    [Visions Article]

    PDF | Vol. 12, No. 1 (2016) ...

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  4. Body Image, Self-Esteem, and Mental Health

    [Info Sheet]

      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Body image and self-esteem start in the mind, not in the mirror. They can change the way you understand your value and worth. Healthy body image and self-esteem are a big p ...

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  5. Mental Health and Nutrition

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets A common-sense guide Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Our bodies and minds are not separate. There’s a relationship between a person’s mental health and what they eat. People with poor mental h ...

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  6. Resilience: "Bouncing Back"

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets A guide for parents and youth Author: Jessie's Legacy, a program of Family Services of the North Shore   Why is resilience important? Whether you’re 8 or 18 years old, life can be tough. Stress can come from many ...

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  7. Media Literacy

    [Info Sheet]

    Have you ever looked in the mirror and not liked what you’ve seen? You are not alone. Maybe your body hasn’t actually changed, but your perception of it has. We all have days when we feel awkward or uncomfortable in our bodies and feel the pressure to mea ...

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  8. Health & Wellness

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    PDF Version The key strategies to feeling and looking your best and having a positive outlook in life are to eat well, keep active, and maintain a healthy body weight. It’s not easy to eat well consistently and keep fit with a busy schedule and fast food ...

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  9. Young Men & Disordered Eating

    [Info Sheet]

    PDF Version Disordered eating issues are mainly associated with girls and women, but boys and men are just as susceptible as females. While males with disordered eating issues display the same kinds of emotional, physical, and behavioral signs and symptom ...

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  10. Body Image & Self-Esteem

    [Info Sheet]

    PDF Version Body image is both the mental picture that you have of your body, and how you perceive yourself when you look in a mirror. Self- esteem is how you value and respect yourself as a person—it is the “real” opinion that you have of yourself. ...

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