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Childhood sexual abuse: a mental health issue

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Discusses why people with a history of child sexual abuse are more likely to develop anxiety disorders, problems with identity and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Stigma and discrimination around mental disorders and addictions

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English
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Online
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HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at how discrimination can negatively impact on recovery for people dealing with mental health issues or substance abuse.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Unemployment and mental health and addictions

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at how unemployment can affect people's vulnerability to mental illness and addictions.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Housing for people with mental disorders and addictions

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at the experiences of people with mental disorders and addictions with substandard, or even dangerous, housing.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Economic costs of mental disorders and addictions

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at the financial burdens mental health disorders and addictions can have on individuals, as well as workplaces and society as a whole.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Personal costs of mental disorders and addictions

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at some of the personal costs of mental disorders and addiction to individuals, including education, participation in social activities, adequate housing, and others.

What are mental disorders? (Spanish)

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Spanish
Translated Title: 
¿Qué son los trastornos mentales?
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Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents, in Spanish, facts on mental illness, including risk factors and symptoms.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Recovery from mental disorders

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at the recovery model for mental illness treatment. Lists activities and assumptions that can help the recovery process.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Getting help for mental disorders

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Encourages people to seek help if they think they might have a mental illness. Lists community agencies in British Columbia.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Mental disorders, addictions and the question of violence

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents facts about violence and mental illness. Lists ways to deal with aggressive behaviour.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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