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We're here to help you find quality information, learn new skills, and connect with key resources in BC. Explore strategies to help you take care of your mental health and use substances in healthier ways, find the information you need to manage mental health and substance use problems, and learn how you can support a loved one.

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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.

Supporting Parents issue of Visions Journal

Mental illnesses and substance use problems affect the entire family. When a parent is ill, others wonder if they are capable of caring for their family. When a child has a mental illness or substance use problem, others judge and blame the parents—what did they do to cause this? Adult children navigate caregiving in systems that don't always recognize mental health and substance use problems among older adults. This issues asks: what does family-centred care look like? Read or download the issue here!

Supporting People Who Use Substances: A brief guide for friends and family

When you're concerned about someone's substance use, it might be hard to know what to do or what to say—you may wonder if it's even your place to speak up. Learn how to support a friend or family member

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