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  1. The FORCE Society

    [Visions Article]

    Parents in Residence don’t advocate for families­. Instead, they give families the tools and supports to speak for themselves. They help families navigate care systems, identify and work towards goals, build good relationships with services providers, and ...

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  2. Parents Forever

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    Parents Together, a program to help parents with a child’s difficult behaviour, saved Frances’ life and her marriage. But what if one of those difficult behaviours was drug use? Frances thought that the Parents Together model could help parents whose adul ...

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  3. BC Schizophrenia Society—Strengthening Families Together

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    It may only be a game of chess between a parent and child, but they’re learning how to focus on the game and not the parent’s concerns about the child. This day program at Penticton Regional Hospital helped family members reconnect. Now, Strengthening Fam ...

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  4. Recordings Project

      The Recording Project archives conference proceedings and other presentations that take place around the province. You'll find evidence-based information and learn more about programs and initiatives of interest to people who experience a mental il ...

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  5. Seniors and Depression: Suicide information

    [Info Sheet]

      PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Seniors are at greater risk of suicide than are younger people. The British Columbia Crisis Centre indicates that, “Statistics tell us that older adults, particularly older males, have hi ...

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  6. Seniors and Depression: Information for friends and family

    [Info Sheet]

      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Information to help you recognize the signs and take action Have you noticed that your senior loved one seems unhappy or more anxious, irritable or moody? Maybe ...

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  7. Seniors and Depression Series

    [Info Sheet]

      More Fact Sheets The Seniors and Depression series from the Mood Disorders Association of BC helps older adults and loved ones recognize signs of depression and seek help. Depression is not a normal part of aging, so it’s important to take depression se ...

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  8. Back to School Guide for Parents of Young Kids

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    Back to school can be tough. Here are some tips to help manage the stress. ...

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  9. Empowered Transitions

    [Visions Article]

    “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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  10. An adult in my life seems ill and won’t find help. What can I do?

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      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental h ...

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