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  1. I have thoughts of suicide, or someone I care about is talking about suicide. What should I do?

      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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  2. Where can I find information and help for borderline personality disorder?

      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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  3. Specific Phobias and Young People

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC Fears are common and expected in childhood; however, for some children and teens, their fears can become very severe over time, and even develop into a phobia. A phobia is an intense and unreasonable fear of a specific objec ...

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  4. Separation Anxiety Disorder

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC It is normal for children to sometimes feel anxious or insecure when separated from their parents or other important caregivers. Usually, such separation anxiety fades as they grow up and become more confident. If your child ...

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  5. Separation Anxiety Disorder: School refusal

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC Jacquelyn Weatherall, M.Ed For most children attending school is an enjoyable and exciting experience. For some, however, attending school may be overwhelming and is endured or avoided. These children may suffer from separat ...

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  6. Strategies for Children with Generalized Anxiety Disorder

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC On this page: Step 1: Teaching your child about anxiety Step 2: Teaching your child about GAD Step 3: Encouraging your child to stop seeking reassurance Step 4: Building your child’s toolbox Step 5: Building on bravery Step ...

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  7. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Young People

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC Many children will develop OCD early, starting between ages seven and 12. In fact, most adults with OCD say their symptoms started when they were children. On this page: Stories What are obsessions? What are compulsions? Wha ...

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  8. Helping Your Anxious Child or Teen

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC Does any of this sound like your child or teen? On this page: As a parent of an anxious child, you are not alone The good news: Anxiety can be successfully managed! What you (and your child!) need to know about anxiety The A ...

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  9. Couples

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    PDF | Vol. 10, No. 4 (2015) Background Editor's Message (Sarah Hamid-Balma) Mental Illness in Couple Relationships (Pierre Imlay) Experiences and Perspectives I Wanted to Cry (Allen Lam) ...

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  10. Editor's Message

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    Sarah Hamid-Balma Reprinted from "Couples" issue of Visions Journal, 2015, 10 (4), p. 4 Couples, Spouses, Partners, Significant Others—whatever terms you prefer, this issue of Visions looks at mental health and substance use experiences in the c ...

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