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  1. Housing for People with Mental Health and Substance Use Problems

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Decent, safe, affordable housing is one of the most important factors that affect our mental health. Poor housing, such as housing that’s too expensive, run-down or over-crowded,  can lead to poor overall ...

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  2. Disordered Eating

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    PDF Version Disordered eating consists of a range of thoughts and feelings about food and body image that lie between healthy/normal eating habits with body acceptance at one end and eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder) at the ot ...

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  3. Health & Wellness

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    PDF Version The key strategies to feeling and looking your best and having a positive outlook in life are to eat well, keep active, and maintain a healthy body weight. It’s not easy to eat well consistently and keep fit with a busy schedule and fast food ...

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  4. Young Men & Disordered Eating

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    PDF Version 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 symptom ...

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  5. Media Literacy

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    Have you ever looked in the mirror and not liked what you’ve seen? You are not alone. Maybe your body hasn’t actually changed, but your perception of it has. We all have days when we feel awkward or uncomfortable in our bodies and feel the pressure to mea ...

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  6. Resilience: "Bouncing Back"

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets A guide for parents and youth Author: Jessie's Legacy, a program of Family Services of the North Shore   Why is resilience important? Whether you’re 8 or 18 years old, life can be tough. Stress can come from many ...

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  7. Body Image & Self-Esteem

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    PDF Version 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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  8. 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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  9. Dealing with a Depression Diagnosis

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    Being diagnosed with anything can be hard, but a mental health diagnosis can be particularly hard to deal with. You might wonder why this has happened to you and how a diagnosis will affect your life. But no matter what, it’s important to remember that yo ...

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  10. Working with your Doctor for Depression

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    Talking to your health professional about depression 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 to build a treatment plan that works for you. ...

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