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Visions Journal

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"Blips and Dips in the Recovery Journey" issue of Visions Journal, 2019, 15 (2), p. 44

HeretoHelp: Preventing Relapse of Mental Illnesses

Find tips, strategies, and activities to help you understand your own early warning signs, identify important supports in your recovery, build healthy coping skills, and seek help when it’s needed.

Anxiety Canada
My Anxiety Plan

My Anxiety Plan is a free resource for adults and youth who experience an anxiety disorder. Learn skills based on cognitive-behavioural therapy to manage symptoms and prevent a relapse.

Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research
You and Substance Use: Stuff to think about...and ways to make changes

A workbook for people thinking about changing their substance use. The information and tools help you think about your own unique relationship with substances so you can make changes that better meet your goals.

Alcohol & Drug Information and Referral Service

1-800-663-1441 or 604-660-9382 in the Lower Mainland

Find substance use recovery supports on your area, such as SMART Recovery and Alcoholics Anonymous. It’s free, confidential, and available 24/7.

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)

Find information and resources from WRAP, an approach that helps people manage their mental health and live well. To find a WRAP course near you, talk to your local mental health team or community mental health organization.

Early Psychosis Intervention

In addition to connecting people with help during their first episode of psychosis, Early Psychosis Intervention offers information and resources for people who have already been diagnosed and are working on recovery. You can also download the Dealing With Psychosis workbook for managing psychosis and preventing relapse at

BC Psychosocial Rehabilitation Advanced Practice

Psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) includes effective recovery-oriented approaches (including in areas like employment, education, leisure and wellness) for people with more persistent mental and substance use disorders. PSR Advanced Practice is a space and resource supporting service providers through knowledge sharing. Find tools, webinars, events and learn from other providers.

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