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What is Health Literacy

Details: Stephanie Wilson. Reprinted from the "Health Literacy" issue of Visions Journal, 2013, 8 (2), pp. 7-8 “Literacy” is your ability to read, write, understand and apply the materials. “Health literacy” is an extension of literacy—the “skills to enable access, understanding, and use of information for health.” 1 An example of health literacy is following your doctor’s instructions

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Healthy Eating Here to Help

Details: HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. We are a group of seven leading mental health and substance use non-profit agencies. Since 2003, we've been working together to help people live well and better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems. Learn more. Anxiety Canada

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Wellness Module 8: Healthy Thinking Here to Help

Details: Healthy thinking is a key part of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT). CBT is an effective treatment approach for many mental health and substance use problems. Seek a qualified CBT practitioner like a psychologist or clinical counsellor if you need help developing your healthy thinking skills. Top.

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Wellness Module 7: Eating and Living Well Here to Help

Details: Both health problems and treatment options can affect your wellness goals. There are important external factors that influence the food people eat. Insufficient income: Income can have a large impact on your ability to access healthy foods. The costs of food itself can be a barrier. People living in smaller or isolated communities may also have

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Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Here to Help

Details: The Standard outlines steps employers should take to create a psychologically healthy and safe workplace that “promotes employees’ psychological well-being and does not harm employee mental health in negligent, reckless or intentional ways.” 2 The Standard requires employers to commit to creating such an environment by: assessing

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Helping a Friend You're Worried About Here to Help

Details: You'll find contact information for mental health organizations in BC at www.heretohelp.bc.ca. For good health information, HealthLink BC is a good option. Call 811 to talk to a registered nurse or visit www.healthlinkbc.ca. You can find resources for young people through Kelty Mental Health. Visit www.keltymentalhealth.ca or call 1-800-665-1822.

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What are positive and negative symptoms

Details: HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. We are a group of seven leading mental health and substance use non-profit agencies. Since 2003, we've been working together to help people live well and better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems. Learn more. Anxiety Canada

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Plan G Here to Help

Details: A: Tell your doctor to contact your local mental health centre for more information on Plan G. Mental health centres are listed in the telephone directory’s blue pages under “Health Authorities.” Or, if you reside in Vancouver or Richmond, ask your doctor to call the Vancouver/Richmond Plan G office at 604-874-9113.

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Workplace Well-Being in a Digital World Here to Help

Details: HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. We are a group of seven leading mental health and substance use non-profit agencies. Since 2003, we've been working together to help people live well and better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems. Learn more. Anxiety Canada

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Wellness Module 4: Problem-Solving Here to Help

Details: We end up feeling frustrated, stressed or maybe even depressed and hopeless. Problem solving helps you deal more effectively with stressors in your life. Problem-solving may have a number of additional benefits, including: Better functioning at work or school. More satisfying relationships with friends, family and co-workers.

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I Can’t Access or Afford the Medication I Need: Now What

Details: HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. We are a group of seven leading mental health and substance use non-profit agencies. Since 2003, we've been working together to help people live well and better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems. Learn more. Anxiety Canada

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Working with your Doctor When You Have a Mental Illness

Details: Canadian Mental Health Association's BC Division: Visit www.cmha.bc.ca or call 1-800-555-8222 (toll-free in BC) or 604-688-3234 (in Greater Vancouver). CMHA promotes the mental health of all British Columbians through education, advocacy, research and direct services. Canadian Institute for Substance Use Researchh: Visit www.cisur.ca. CISUR is

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Growing Up with Mental Illness Here to Help

Details: Doctors, the general public, patients and their families should be made more aware of the warning signs, symptoms, current treatments, and supports for mental illnesses: education, education, education! Also, family support groups – it would be nice to network with other people who can give first-hand advice or emotional support.

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Understanding Substance Use Here to Help

Details: Health promotion encourages people to increase control over their health and manage their substance use with minimal harm. This multi-lens perspective can be applied in a variety of settings, such as workplaces, neighbourhoods, cities, schools or campuses, to help promote ways we can improve our experiences in our everyday environments.

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Wellness Module 9: Finding Balance Here to Help

Details: Finding balance leads to greater life satisfaction and well-being—which improves your ability to find balance in the future. Balance is individual. For example, some people need a lot of down time to relax, while others like to be busy much of the time. Some people like being more connected, while others appreciate more time on their own.

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Test 1 Here to Help

Details: HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. We are a group of seven leading mental health and substance use non-profit agencies. Since 2003, we've been working together to help people live well and better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems. Learn more. Anxiety Canada

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Hoarding Disorder Here to Help

Details: Hoarding as a behaviour can exist in other mental health conditions such as schizophrenia, dementia and neurodegenerative disorders, genetic disorders, brain injury, autism spectrum disorder, and affective disorders. However, a comprehensive assessment of the function of the hoarding behaviour will assist in determining whether a diagnosis of

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PSSD Changed My Life Here to Help

Details: PSSD is a rare disorder not currently recognized by Health Canada as a medical condition, but that has gained more attention in Europe. 1 It can last months, years or indefinitely. PSSD can set in during or after the use of an antidepressant. The absence of sexual feelings is the most common symptom, but this can be accompanied by dulled

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I Straddle Two Worlds at a Time Here to Help

Details: HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. We are a group of seven leading mental health and substance use non-profit agencies. Since 2003, we've been working together to help people live well and better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems. Learn more. Anxiety Canada

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Disability Disclosure and Accommodation at Work

Details: Under the BC Human Rights Code, people with disabilities are protected from discrimination. 2 According to the courts, employers have a “duty to accommodate” an employee’s health condition or disability, with two exceptions: in cases of “undue hardship” and when there is a “bona fide occupational requirement” (BFOR).

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Preventing relapse of mental illnesses

Details: positive benefits for mental health. Find an activity you enjoy. The goal is to exercise for at least short period of time on a regular basis. Remember, start with manageable, realistic goals and gradually increase your goals as you gain confidence. Getting enough sleep—Sleep plays a big part in mental health. Mental health problems may

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What If Yogi Berra Was Right

Details: HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. We are a group of seven leading mental health and substance use non-profit agencies. Since 2003, we've been working together to help people live well and better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems. Learn more. Anxiety Canada

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Chinese Family Support Groups in Vancouver Here to Help

Details: Sophia can be reached at the Grandview Woodlands Mental Health Team (604)-251-2264. Raymond is a Case Manager for the Northeast Mental Health Team, Vancouver Coastal Health. Sophia and Raymond co-facilitate all four Chinese family support groups in Vancouver. Raymond can be reached at (604)-253-5353.

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Origami: Therapeutic Magic Here to Help

Details: HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. We are a group of seven leading mental health and substance use non-profit agencies. Since 2003, we've been working together to help people live well and better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems. Learn more. Anxiety Canada

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Wellness Module 3: Social Support Here to Help

Details: For example, you may need specialized information if you or a loved one is diagnosed with a health or mental health problem. Top. Social support and mental illness. Social support plays an important role in mental health and substance use problems. For example, people living with depression report lower levels of social support than others.

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SUPPORTING RECOVERY FROM A MENTAL OR SUBSTANCE …

Details: Mental Health and Addictions Information, a group of non-profit agencies providing good-quality information to help individuals and families maintain or improve their mental well-being. The BC Partners members are AnxietyBC, BC Schizophrenia Society, Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research, Canadian Mental Health Association’s

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UNDERSTANDING SUBSTANCE USE

Details: E˜ective health promotion balances individual and community needs, rather than placing responsibility only on the individual. UNDERSTANDING SUBSTANCE USE: A Health Promotion Perspective It pushes us beyond a disease-oriented “individual lifestyle is key” idea of good health to focus attention on the social, economic

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FamilySmart In The Know for Tri-Cities Beyond Behaviours: When …

Details: HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. We are a group of seven leading mental health and substance use non-profit agencies. Since 2003, we've been working together to help people live well and better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems. Learn more. Anxiety Canada

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Bipolar Disorder Here to Help

Details: Visit www.bcss.org or call 1-888-888-0029 (toll-free in BC) or 604-270-7841 (in Greater Vancouver) for resources and information on psychosis including support groups and services for families of people with serious mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder. BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information.

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Cannabis and Schizophrenia Here to Help

Details: The BC Schizophrenia Society helps individuals and families find their way in the mental health system. They also provide regional programs and services to help people with serious mental illnesses and their families. For more, visit www.bcss.org or call 1-888-888-0029. The Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research, formerly CARBC, is a

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Separation Anxiety Disorder: School refusal Here to Help

Details: HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. We are a group of seven leading mental health and substance use non-profit agencies. Since 2003, we've been working together to help people live well and better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems. Learn more. Anxiety Canada

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Violence, Mental Illness and Substance Use Here to Help

Details: VictimLink BC can connect you to crisis and support services in your community. You can reach VictimLink BC at any time at 1-800-563-0808. If you’re a young person, you can find help for children and youth through Kids Help Phone. Call 1-800-668-6868 at any time or visit www.kidshelpphone.ca.

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Effective Treatment for Women with Substance Use Problems

Details: Issues common to women experiencing substance use problems include: Previous history of trauma. Mental health problems, with depression being one of the most common. Issues of guilt and poor self-esteem. Relational issues—with spouses, partners, families and children. Poverty, discrimination and lack of power and control over their lives.

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