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Someone like me: women helping women through self-help groups  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/network-reseau/fall98/fall98selfhelp.html

Discusses the benefits and limitations of women participating in self-help groups.

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Published: 1998
Uncovering sex and gender differences in use patterns of self-help and support groups: annotated bibliography and research agend  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/uncoveringSexGender.pdf
Studies the roles and values of self-help/support groups by examining their issues through sex and gender analysis. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Gatekeepers: a challenge to health promotion  
This article speaks to the Gatekeepers Health Project in Thompson, Manitoba and the challenges they experience to improve health promotion. Explains their experience in developing necessary programs in the north with little funding.

This article speaks to the Gatekeepers Health Project in Thompson, Manitoba and the challenges they experience to improve health promotion. Explains their experience in developing necessary programs in the north with little funding. 

 

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Published: 1988
Resisting psychiatry  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article illustrates self-help alternatives for psychiatric survivors. Discuses implications of a medical model which perpetuates negative values and stereotypes about psychiatric survivors. 


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Published: 1990
Enlightening parenthood   
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1980_Healthsharing_Vol_1_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article outlines and critically examines old notions of child-raising and discuses perils and pitfalls of different parenting courses offered; highlighting the wisdom that unfolds with mentorship gained from group experiences, questions the “expert” tradition, discusses alternatives to parenting courses; self help model, child-parent centres, create long terms support networks.


 

 

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Published: 1980
Thoughts on sex without science  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1980_Healthsharing_Vol_2_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article is about the sexuality of women who have sex with men. Discusses The beginnings of gynecological thought and practice; A call to move from the symptoms-analysis-cure approach to a holistic approach. Encourages women to be their own experts; To think critically about their sexuality and how they feel about their bodies.

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Published: 1980
Endometriosis healing with the mind’s eye  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1981_Healthsharing_Vol_2_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article discusses what is endometriosis; the difference between the medical system’s approach to dealing with endometriosis and a self healing method; Discuses tools on how to heal yourself by detoxifying, reviewing your nutritional habits, introducing herbs, exercise, yoga, massage, acupressure, visualizations.

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Published: 1981
Help for premenstrual syndrome  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1983_Healthsharing_Fall.pdf

This article defines pre menstrual syndrome, describes mental, emotional and physical effects. Lists possible treatments and available resources. 

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Published: 1983
Seeking help  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Winter.pdf

This article is the second of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy by The Feminist Therapy Study/Support Group. Identifies four steps which can assist in the process of seeking help. 

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Published: 1982
Why women drink  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1984_Healthsharing_Vol_5_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article is an exploration of women and alcoholism. 

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Published: 1984