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  1. Visions- Treatments for Young People

    [Visions Article]

    PDF | Vol. 3, No. 1 (2006) This edition of Visions focuses on young people. Articles in this issue looks into the issues faced by young people and what kind of treatments and support available for them. The issue is ranging from eating disorder and schizo ...

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  2. Visions- Women

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    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 4 (2004) This new look issue of Visions is dedicated to women's mental health and addictions matters, including eating disorders, mothering, rural issues, benzodiazepines and workplaces. Looking through a gender prism will show some ...

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  3. Managing Depression

    [Info Sheet]

    Module #1 | Module #2 | Module #3 | also available in Slovenian This series of three toolkits discuss discuss and take you through the process of diagnosis, working with a health professional and preventing relapse. You'll find tips and self-manageme ...

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  4. Make Your Own Recovery Cup Game

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      English PDF | More Psychosis Resources Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   Get the game board pdf file printed poster-sized and laminated at a copy shop. Typical cost for this is $7 / square foot including laminating. Expect to pay about $20 for the game ...

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  5. Picking the Support Group that's Right for You

    [Info Sheet]

    Other Languages | More Info Sheets Self-help groups have a long-standing history and role in helping individuals and family members cope with mental health problems, mental illness and substance use problems. Many people find comfort in knowing they are n ...

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  6. Body Image and Physical Activity

    [Visions Article]

    For many women, the body doesn't always seem like a very safe place. This can be especially true for those coping with issues of mental health and addictions. In some of these cases, it seems safer to numb bodily sensations than to fully experience a ...

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  7. Innovative Approaches to Housing the Homeless

    [Visions Article]

    Last year the Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) released a report entitled Housing and Services for People with Substance Use and Mental Health Issues. 1 The report highlights the key findings of two studies conducted for the federal g ...

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  8. Mental Health Supported Housing Means Less Time in Hospital

    [Visions Article]

    When a serious mental illness strikes, it can completely turn your life upside down. Not only do you have to deal with all the daily challenges of a mental illness, but you now have added financial pressures. You find your rent is so high it leaves you wi ...

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  9. From Streets to Homes

    [Visions Article]

    Imagine waking up tomorrow to find yourself without a home, income or support. Imagine you also have a crippling substance use problem and a chronic mental health condition. And now imagine trying to join the ranks of society and enter the world of market ...

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  10. Housing First—The Triage Experience

    [Visions Article]

    In 2000, Triage Emergency Services & Care Society began to adopt a new housing model, called Housing First. This model was created in the US to respond to chronic homelessness. ...

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