PDF | Vol. 3, No. 2 (2006)
The common saying that "it takes a village to raise a child" rings true as this issue looks at first responders. Parents, school counsellor, teacher, police, firemen, friend, coaches and other members of our society must work together to support children and their families as young people grow up. Articles in this issue looks into the prevention and intervention programs, a guide for parents on teen's alcohol and drug use, creative ways to reach out to youth such as aboriginal superhero comic.
- Editor's message
- A Village of First Responders
- School, Family and Friends Matter: Improving Mental Health in Young People
- Quality Childcare = Caring Family Support
- Police (and Others) Facing Adolescence: 'Normal'? Mental Illness? Can be Hard to Tell...
- Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Meeting the Needs of Youth with Concurent Disorders
- Responding to Teen Drug and Alcohol Use: A Guide for Parents
- Marijuana Use by Youth: When is it a Problem?
(Barbara Moffat and Joy L. Johnson)
- Social Work: Strengthening Systems Youth Live Within
(Autumn Jenkinson and Deneen Jensen)
Experiences and Perspectives
- Journey to Recovery from First-episode Psychosis: don't wait. get help early.
(Tara and Terry Marttiinen)
- A Conversation between a Mother and Son
(Annie and Scott)
- Medical Staff and Self-injury
- FRIENDS - has been a friend
Alternatives and Approaches
- Aboriginal Superhero
- Spokes, Needles and Anti-therapy
- My Path to 'Mental Illness first Aid': From Young Adult with Mental Illness to Facilitator
- Meth: An Innovative Addiction Prevention Project
- Honoured to be a FRIENDS trainer
- What is Team Izzat?
- 'Co-ed' Parent Group: Strengthening Family Responders
(Bjorn and Gabrielle Ratjen)
- Quality Info on Kid's Mental Health: New Website takes a Community Approach
- So a Youth Enters the Door - Now What? Approaches at Victoria's Youth Clinic
- Changing with the Times: Online Youth Crisis Service in Real Time
- The Youth Net Model
(Gemma Fletcher and Sophia Khan)
- Healthy Attitudes: Youth Body Image and Self-esteem Prevention Program
- One Community, Our Future: Sto:lo Youth
- Fraser South Early Psychosis Intervention Program
- The Church as Responder
(Marja Bergen) (online only)
Mirror, Mirror: Youth-penned Drama Turns Spotlight on Teen Depression
- (Mark Rayter) (online only)