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Mental Disorders in Children and Youth [English] Permalink Public

Reports from many jurisdictions indicate that the burden of suffering imposed by children & youth mental health problems and disorders is not diminishing. This fact sheet discusses the signs of mental illness in children and youth and what parents can do to help. (English)

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http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/sites/default/files/me...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) [English] Permalink Public

Many people report feeling sadder in late autumn and winter, blaming this tendency on the shortening of daylight hours and colder temperatures. However, some people develop a more intense sadness known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is a type of depression. SAD is characterized by symptoms of lethargy, decreased interest in and withdrawal from usual activities, oversleeping, and overeating. (English)

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Stress (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Stress is a physiological response of the body to any demand being placed upon it at any given time. When stress continues over a long period of time, the effects can compromise a person's physical and mental well-being. This pamphlet discusses the importance of understanding the source of stress, as well as coping and prevention strategies. (English) Colour

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253413
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Schizophrenia (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Schizophrenia is a biological disorder of the brain resulting in three main conditions: delusions, hallucinations, and thought disorders. It is often confused with multiple personality disorder, an entirely different psychiatric disorder. (English) Black & White

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253414
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Delirium in the Older Adult: A Family Guide (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Delirium (say dah-l-ear-ee-uhm) is when a person becomes confused. It is temporary. The person’s thinking and behaviour changes. The person’s thinking and behaviour changes. It develops quickly over hours and days. It can last for a few hours or days, sometimes longer. Delirium is a serious medical problem, and common in older adults. This pamphlet provides information on delirium including causes, exhibited behaviours, and what you can do to help. (English) Colour

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English (256479), Punjabi (266090)

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256479
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Chest Pain - Non-Cardiac (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Pain in your chest can be scary but is does not always mean you are having a heart attack. We have done some tests and determined your chest pain is not coming from your heart. (English) Colour

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English (253986), English (253986), Chinese - Traditional (262914), Chinese - Simplified (262915), Punjabi (262916), Vietnamese (262917), Arabic (262918), Korean (262919), Farsi (262920)

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253986
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Understanding Behaviour: A Guide for Families (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Pamphlet describes behaviours seen in people who have dementia, brain injuries or mental health challenges. Educates families on how to cope/help when observing these behaviours. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
254958
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Early Psychosis Intervention Program (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Our EPI Program is aimed at helping people spot the signs of psychosis early so that the person can be supported and treated as soon as possible. (English) Colour

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English (264960), Punjabi (264961), Farsi (265546), Chinese - Simplified (265547), Chinese - Traditional (265548), Tagalog (267264), Korean (267263), Spanish (267273)

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264960
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Foundry - Website [English] Permalink Public

Foundry offers young people ages 12-24 health and wellness resources, services and supports – online and through integrated service centres in communities across BC. (English)

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https://foundrybc.ca/

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What to Expect When Visiting a Fraser Health Hospital Emergency Department for a Mental Health Concern (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Under Revision

Arrival at the Emergency Department; Waiting to be Seen; Examination; Psychiatric Assessment (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
264056
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