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  1. Males and Disordered Eating: A guide for parents and youth

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    Disordered eating issues are mainly associated with girls and women, but boys and men are just as susceptible as females. While males with disordered eating issues display the same kinds of emotional, physical, and behavioral signs and symptoms as girls a ...

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  2. Resiliency: A guide for parents and youth

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets On this page: What can I do? How do I know if I am a resilient person? Why is resiliency important? Parents often think that it’s easy to be a kid or a teenager. The way they see it, there might be homewo ...

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  3. Body Image and Self-Esteem: A guide for parents and youth

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    Body image is both the mental picture that you have of your body, and how you perceive yourself when you look in a mirror. Self- esteem is how you value and respect yourself as a person—it is the “real” opinion that you have of yourself. ...

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  4. Depression, Anxiety, Alcohol and Other Drugs

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    Download PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Part of the essence of being human is experiencing moods (e.g., anxious or depressed) and fluctuations in mood over the course of our lifetime. ...

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  5. Dealing with a Depression Diagnosis

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      Download PDF (3 Mb) | Module #2 | Module #3 No one wants to feel unwell. Talking to your doctor or other health professional about problems with your mood is an important first step. But if you’re diagnosed with depression (or major depressive disorder, ...

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  6. Dealing with a Mental Illness Diagnosis

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      Download PDF | Module #2 | Module #3 No one wants to feel unwell. Talking to your doctor or other health professional about problems with your thinking, your mood or your behaviours is an important first step. But if you’re diagnosed with a mental illne ...

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  7. Working with your Doctor for Mental Illnesses

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      Download PDF | Module #1 | Module #3 Talking to your health professional about a mental illness is a very important first step. It’s the beginning of your journey to wellness. Once you’ve received a diagnosis, you and your health professional will need ...

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  8. Preventing Relapse of Mental Illnesses

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      Download PDF (2.9 Mb) | Module #1 | Module #2 When you feel well, the last thing you want to think about is a relapse of a mental illness. But you can do a lot to lower the risk of relapse if you plan ahead. Try thinking of it this way: if you injure yo ...

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  9. Promoting positive mental health through a socio-ecological approach

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    Download the document PDF (187 Kb) It’s easy to think of peace as the absence of hostility, conflict or war, or in a more internal sense as not feeling stress, anxiety or emotional distress. Yet some of the most encompassing and enriching views of peace ( ...

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  10. Health promotion and alcohol in the campus community

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    Download the document PDF (178 Kb) A significant challenge to health promotion around alcohol use in a postsecondary context is the cultural status that heavy drinking episodes have acquired as an accepted rite of passage marking transition into more inde ...

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