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  1. Medications Resources

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    This list is not comprehensive and does not imply endorsement or resources ...

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  2. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common condition that sometimes arises after a person has experienced a traumatic event such as sexual assault, a natural disaster or combat. Some people with PTSD are unable to hold a job or socialize with frien ...

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  3. Peer Support for Medical Professionals

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    Unrecognized or untreated substance use disorders and mental illness in physicians have the potential to cause serious patient harm. Because of this, medical professionals who are struggling with mental health or substance use issues should be of concern ...

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  4. Improving Mental Health

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      English PDF | More Fact Sheets When it comes to our physical health, we all have strategies to stay healthy. We might take the stairs instead of the elevator, make sure we eat our veggies, or wear sunscreen to protect our skin. Safeguarding our mental h ...

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  5. Visions- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

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    Cognitive-behavioural therapy, or CBT, is a type of talk therapy that helps you understand the relationship between your thoughts, behaviours and feelings. It’s the leading type of therapy for many mental health and substance use issues, including depress ...

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  6. Editor's Message: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy

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    When my anxiety disorder was finally diagnosed as an adult, I was on the list for 12 sessions of one-on-one CBT. I felt truly lucky when a spot opened up. ...

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  7. The Time is Now

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    Mental health problems such as depression, anxiety disorders and substance use issues take a huge personal, economic and social toll on British Columbians. For the one in five people who will suffer from a mental illness in their lifetime, 1 this means th ...

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  8. Mind Traps

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    When you have depression, anxiety or other disorders, you often have patterns of negative thinking. For example, you might automatically believe that you’re “never good enough” when one tiny part of a project doesn’t work out the way you planned. These th ...

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  9. CBT in Practice

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    Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) combines basic theories about how people learn (behaviourism) with theories about the way people think about and interpret events in their lives (cognition). CBT is now firmly established as the leading psychological tr ...

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  10. CBT

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    Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) is a kind of talk therapy that is used to treat a range of different psychological problems (see sidebar). ...

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