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  1. Visions- Housing and Homelessness

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    PDF | Vol. 4, No. 1 (2007) This milestone issue of Visions navigates through the intricate web of housing and homelessness. You’ll come to realize just how deeply entrenched mental illness and addiction are in BC’s homelessness landscape. This issue is fu ...

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  2. Visions- Medications

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    PDF | Vol. 4, No. 2 (2007) Medications are often a double-edged sword. They can lift symptoms of mental illness or addiction so that people can feel well enough to do all the other hard work needed for recovery. But, they also present a host of complex ch ...

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  3. Visions- Campuses

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    PDF | Vol. 4, No. 3 (2008) This issue of Visions probes beyond the sunny surface of campus life to examine some of the underlying mental health and substance use issues facing post-secondary students, practitioners and administrators. Family members, stud ...

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  4. Visions- Aboriginal People

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    PDF | Vol. 5, No. 1 (2008) This issue of Visions stirs new ground like no other issue has. If you identify yourself as Aboriginal, First Nation, Inuit or Metis, you will likely find much that resonates with you. If you don't indentify yourself that w ...

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  5. Youth and Mental Health Problems

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    Angela* was a shy grade seven girl with few friends. She did very well in school until the spring term when she had to give a speech in her language arts class. She knew that a big percentage of her term mark would be based on her speech. ...

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  6. FRIENDS Parent Training

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    My son, Kelly, was one of the one-in-10 children in Canada who are born hard-wired for anxiety. 1 From the moment he was born, there was something about Kelly that was different. His dad and I couldn’t really put our finger on the difference, but it was t ...

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  7. Reaching Out

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    Two programs here in BC are doing their part to combat mental illness in schools and among young people. ReachOut Psychosis is a program of the BC Schizophrenia Society, funded by the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information. It won the Sc ...

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  8. Visions- Schools

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    PDF | Vol. 5, No. 2 (2009) Mental health problems among elementary and high school students are much more common than many believe, and use of alcohol and other drugs by teenagers has its own misconceptions. No classroom is immune to these issues. Add to ...

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  9. Visions- Cannabis

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    PDF | Vol. 5, No. 4 (2009) This issue of Visions examines the controversial role of cannabis in society, both on its own as a substance and in the broader context of mental health. You will read many different perspectives on cannabis use and supporting r ...

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  10. Family Members Need Social Support

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    Family members are sometimes worried their entire family will be judged or discriminated against if people know one of their members has a mental illness. Keeping this concern to themselves can mean that these family members may be cut off from the social ...

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