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  1. Helping Your Child Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

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      More Info Sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Anxious feelings are normal and expected during times of transition or change. This is especially true for children and teens going back to school, or for first-timers starting kindergarten. This transition can be st ...

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  2. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Young People

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    Author: AnxietyBC   Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a major trauma. On this page: Stories What kinds of trauma lead to PTSD? Symptoms How do you know if your child or teen has ...

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  3. Fear, Anxiety and Getting an Education

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    Common Obstacles Sarah Newth, PhD ...

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  4. Wellness Module 10: Staying Mentally Healthy with Technology

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      Download PDF | Photocopy-friendly PDF | Rack card PDF | More Wellness Modules Author: CMHA BC     Do you feel anxious when you’re not checking your phone or another device? Do you often compare yourself to other people on social media? Do you think it m ...

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  5. Visions- Treatments: What Works?

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    It seems like everyone has an opinion when it comes to treatments for mental health or substance use problems. To add to the confusion, it isn’t always obvious who is basing their opinions on real evidence and who is not. ...

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  6. Effective Treatments for Mental Disorders in Children and Youth

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    Christine Schwartz, MA, PhD, RPsych, Charlotte Waddell, MSc, MD, CCFP, FRCPC (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry), Jen Barican, MPH, and Daphne Gray-Grant, BA (Honours) Reprinted from "Treatments: What Works?" issue of Visions Journal, 2015, 11 (1) ...

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  7. Visions- Young People: Transitions

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    PDF | Vol. 11, No. 2 (2015) Young people face numerous challenging transitions as they grow up and make their way into their adult years. Throughout this journey young people with mental health or substance use problems often face extra obstacles. In this ...

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  8. Editor's Message

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    Sarah Hamid-Balma Reprinted from "Young People: Transitions" issue of Visions Journal, 2015, 11 (2), p. 4 Transitions are tricky—and they matter to Visions readers. In fact, based on your votes, this is the first of two issues focusing on transi ...

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  9. Falling Off a Cliff at 19

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    Rethinking how we support transitions to adulthood Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, BC’s Representative for Children and Youth Reprinted from "Young People: Transitions" issue of Visions Journal ", 2015, 11 (2), pp. 5-6 Transitions are periods of ...

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  10. Youth in Transition

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    Connecting with supportive adults makes a difference Annie Smith Reprinted from "Young People: Transitions" issue of Visions Journal, 2015, 11 (2), pp. 7-9 Having a supportive adult can make a huge difference to youth as they go through periods ...

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