British Columbia

British Columbia

Housing thousands of women: an edited collection of the Women's Housing Action Team

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Marge Reitsma-Street (ed.)
Arlene Wells (ed.)
Carolyn Fast (ed.)
Dianne de Champlain (ed.)
Publisher: 
Faculty of Human and Social Development, University of Victoria
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Examines reports on research related to women and housing. Looks at the ways in which the work of the Women’s Housing Action Team influenced the community.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1550582917
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Summary on the state of rural maternity care in BC

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English
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Online
Author: 
Stefan Grzybowski
Jude Kornelsen
Publisher: 
Rural Maternity Care New Emerging Team
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Summarizes the experiences and perspectives of rural BC women having recently given birth.

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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.

Treatments for addiction

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

Looks at the philosophy of treatments available for people with addictions. Lists treatment options in British Columbia.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Getting help for addictions

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

Encourages those struggling with addictions to get help. Provides a list of community resources in British Columbia.

Suicide: following the warning signs

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

Provides facts on suicide and lists possible warning signs. Suggests ways you can help someone with suicidal thoughts. Includes a listing of crisis lines across BC.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Rural women's experiences of maternity care: implications for policy and practice

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jude Kornelsen
Stefan Grzybowski
Michael Anhorn
Elizabeth Cooper
Lindsey Galvin
Ann Pederson
Lana Sullivan
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines rural women's experiences of maternity care in the context of health care restructuring and regionalization.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.K67 2005
ISBN 0662407997 (PDF)
ISBN 0662408004 (HTML)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Losing ground: the effects of government cutbacks on women in British Columbia, 2001-2005

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English
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Online
Author: 
Gillian Creese
Veronica Strong-Boag
Publisher: 
BC Federation of Labour
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Focuses on the impact that government legislation and policy decisions are having on women in British Colubia. PDF required to read.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The hidden costs of health care wage cuts in BC

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Marc Lee
Marcy Cohen
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives BC Office
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at the personal, family and organizational impacts of wage cuts in British Columbia’s health care sector.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HERF.L44 2005
ISBN 088627415X
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Effects of making emergency contraception available without a physician's prescription: a population-based study

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Judith A. Soon
Marc Levine
Brenda L. Osmond
Mary H. H. Ensom
David W. Fielding
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Assocation Journal
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at changes in emergency contraceptive (EC) available and use in British Columbia after the introduction of a public health policy initiative allowing pharmacists to provide ECs without a prescription.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 00084409
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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