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Five young people talk about their experiences with psychosis and recovery. Sharing facts and personal stories, this DVD may help to change the face of psychosis and challenge our expectations of people recovering from a major mental illness.
Bridging Responses: A Front-Line Worker's Guide to Supporting Women Who Have Post-Traumatic Stress
A resource for front-line staff who work with women in health care, literacy, corrections, housing and other community services. Many of the women who seek help from these services have difficulties that might be associated with responses to complex post traumatic stress.The CAMH Bill of Client Rights: Understanding the rights of people who use mental health and addiction services (DVD)
See what happens in different scenarios involving a client as she navigates the psychiatric system. Each scene dramatizes a positive and negative outcome of a woman who is trying to assert a particular client right.
Family members can play a significant role in helping to identify early signs of psychosis, in seeking prompt and appropriate treatment for their relative, and in promoting the recovery process.
A practical guide to engaging and assessing people who have mental health problems.
A comprehensive, practical resource designed to support the work of primary care providers who encounter challenging mental health problems in their daily practices.
With an interest in changing paradigms in mental health practice, the multidisciplinary group of authors analyzes issues affecting women’s mental health and illnesses within an immigration and settlement context, critically examines literature and current research and suggests practice strategies for mental health professionals working with this population.
Youth & Drugs and Mental Health: A Resource for Professionals
This extensive and important resource on youth and concurrent mental health and substance use disorders is a well-researched and practical tool for all professionals working with youth.