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  1. 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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  2. Health promotion and alcohol in the campus community

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      PDF Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   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 markin ...

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  3. What is a mental illness?

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    PDF Version   PDF | Rack card | More from the Plainer Language Series | Listen on SoundCloud   A mental illness is a real health problem that affects the mind. A mental illness changes the way you think, feel and act. These changes can be upsetting. Menta ...

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  4. Tips for good mental health

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    PDF Version   PDF | Rack card | More from the Plainer Language Series | Listen on SoundCloud   You have probably heard about different ways to take care of your body. Did you know that you can take care of your mind, too? Mental health is the way we think ...

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  5. What is anger?

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    PDF Version   PDF | Rack card | More from the Plainer Language Series | Listen on SoundCloud   Anger is a normal feeling. We all feel angry sometimes. Different people feel and show anger in different ways. ...

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  6. What is depression?

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      English PDF | More from the Plainer Language Series | More Fact Sheets | Listen on SoundCloud   Depression is a mental illness. It affects the way you feel. The way you feel is called your mood. ...

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  7. What is suicide?

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    PDF Version   PDF | Rack card | More from the Plainer Language Series | Listen on SoundCloud   Suicide means ending your own life. It is sometimes a way for people to escape pain or suffering. When someone ends their own life, we say that they “died by su ...

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  8. What is anxiety?

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      English PDF | More from the Plainer Language Series | More Fact Sheets | Listen on SoundCloud   Anxiety is what we feel when we are scared and think that something bad might happen. ...

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  9. Safer Drinking: Beer, wine and spirits

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      PDF | More from the Safer Use series Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   Reduce your risk of problems related to drinking too much, too often or in risky environments. ...

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  10. Safer Injecting: Opioids, crack and crystal meth

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    PDF Version Injecting is the riskiest way to use drugs. Some of the risks are related to using needles. Other risks are related to the type of drugs that go in the needles. Here are things you can do to reduce those risks. ...

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