Recovery

Recovery

In her own words: The Art Studios: An aid to recovery

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Les mots pour le dire : The Art Studios : un programme d’aide au rétablissement
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sandra Yuen MacKay
Edition: 
Vol.11, No. 2
Publisher: 
Network/LeRèseau
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

The Art Studios is a program established in 1992 for clients with a “major mental health diagnosis.” The program offers art classes, open studio for independent work, and a traveling art show supported by the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. Sandra Yuen MacKay first attended the Art Studios as a student in 2002.

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14800039

The process of change: adolescence and disordered eating

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English
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Online
Author: 
Jill Fraleigh
Leora Pinhas
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines how adolescent girls experience healthy changes as they recover from an eating disorder.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Giving up an eating disorder: what else might you be giving up?

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English
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Online
Author: 
Joanne Dolhanty
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explains how people use eating disorders as a coping strategy, and how during and after recovery, these issues need to be addresses and worked through.

Reflections on hope and recovery

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English
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Online
Author: 
Terry Simonik
Publisher: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses how hope is an essential element of the recovery process.

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Includes bibliographical references.

What is helping? Youth & recovery

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English
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Online
Author: 
Joanne Gusella
Publisher: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the different illness and recovery stages for eating disorders, and provides tools for recovery.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Recovery from mental disorders

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

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Includes bibliographical references.

Mental disorders toolkit

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English
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Author: 
Eric Macnaughton
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides information to help people who already know that they have a mental disorders develop skills to manage their illness on their own.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Benzodiazepine recovery tips

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English
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Online
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Psychiatric Medication Awareness Group
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Duncan, BC

Provides tips and information for those who are recovering from an addiction to benzodiazepines (tranquilizers).

Self-help for women in recovery

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English
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Women's Addiction Foundation
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Stresses the importance of mutual supports and outlines several types of self-help programs for women recovering from alcohol and drug abuse.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Shining a light on treatment issues women face: a profile of women participating in the Aurora House program, 1985-1995

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Cy-Thea Sand
Sue McGowan
Publisher: 
The Women's Addiction Foundation
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Highlights the issues women seeking and receiving treatment continue to face in the key areas of employment, violence and abuse, education, health, legal issues, and racial discrimination.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ADDI.S55 1998
ISBN 0968268102
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