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Seven agencies came together for this project as the BC Partners, because we recognize that people need to have access to quality information on mental health, mental illness, and substance use problems.
Recovery: Living Your Bestish Life issue of Visions Journal
We all want to live our best lives...or more realistically, a bestish life that takes the ups and downs in stride. If you're in recovery from a mental illness or substance use problem, living your bestish life could mean a lot of different things: learning new self-management skills, building healing practices into your daily schedule, sharing your experiences to support others, or seeking new supports to help you get back to your usual activities. Recovery is a life-long process, but as you’ll see from writers in this issue, being in recovery doesn’t mean you can’t live your bestish life. Read Recovery: Living Your Bestish Life →
Cannabis and Schizophrenia: How can I support someone who has schizophrenia and is using cannabis?
This new resource from the BC Schizophrenia Society and Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research helps family, friends, or loved ones have respectful conversations if they are concerned about someone's cannabis use. Read Cannabis and Schizophrenia →
Find BC Partners organizations' podcasts in one place at www.heretohelp.bc.ca/podcasts! Listen to #OurAnxietyStories from Anxiety Canada and Look Again: Mental Illness Re-Examined from the BC Schizophrenia Society for stories and information.
Learn about: ADHD in adults
While attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder starts in childhood, people may not be diagnosed until they're adults. Learn what ADHD can look like in adults and where to go if you think you might experience ADHD in our ADHD in Adults info sheet →