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Assertiveness

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34618
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0740
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Being assertive means standing up for yourself and your rights. On the other hand, being aggressive means standing up for your rights while violating another person's rights. Sometimes it is hard to assert ourselves with others. This 1 page sheet outlines some ways to act and respond assertively.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Assertiveness
Mental Health
Other Subjects
Assertiveness (Psychology)
Mental health
Specialty
Mental Health
Abstract
Being assertive means standing up for yourself and your rights. On the other hand, being aggressive means standing up for your rights while violating another person's rights. Sometimes it is hard to assert ourselves with others. This 1 page sheet outlines some ways to act and respond assertively.
Responsibility
Prepared by Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0740

Bipolar disorder

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34642
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0761
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Bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression), is a treatable brain disorder. People who have it go through unusual mood changes. They go from feeling very happy, “up”, and active to feeling very sad and hopeless, “down”, and inactive, and then back again. Symptoms are listed. How it is treated, causes, getting help, and more resources are given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bipolar Disorder
Mental Disorders
Other Subjects
Manic-depressive illness
Mental illness
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression), is a treatable brain disorder. People who have it go through unusual mood changes. They go from feeling very happy, “up”, and active to feeling very sad and hopeless, “down”, and inactive, and then back again. Symptoms are listed. How it is treated, causes, getting help, and more resources are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0761

Building my self-esteem

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34628
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0748
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This 1 page sheet outlines an exercise in building your self-esteem by practicing to repeat a series of positive statements.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Self concept
Other Subjects
Self-esteem
Specialty
Mental Health
Abstract
This 1 page sheet outlines an exercise in building your self-esteem by practicing to repeat a series of positive statements.
Responsibility
Prepared by Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0748

Bungalow Program : East Coast Forensic Hospital (ECFH)

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35625
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1626
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The Bungalow Program is one of 6 programs at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The program uses an open unit concept and is a stepping stone from the hospital to the community. The program is also an opportunity to assess independent living skills. Program objectives and a list of healthcare team members is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Halfway Houses
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Other Subjects
Halfway houses
Mental health facilities--Discharge planning
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
The Bungalow Program is one of 6 programs at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The program uses an open unit concept and is a stepping stone from the hospital to the community. The program is also an opportunity to assess independent living skills. Program objectives and a list of healthcare team members is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
1626

Communication skills

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34644
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0763
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Sometimes you have difficulty speaking to certain people. It is especially hard if you are upset by something someone said or did, and you want to let the person know how you feel. This 1 page sheet outlines some tips on how to find it easier to communicate.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4]) p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Communication
Stress (Psychological)
Other Subjects
Communication
Resentment
Specialty
Mental Health
Abstract
Sometimes you have difficulty speaking to certain people. It is especially hard if you are upset by something someone said or did, and you want to let the person know how you feel. This 1 page sheet outlines some tips on how to find it easier to communicate.
Responsibility
Prepared by Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0763
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0766
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Depression is a treatable brain illness that can cause long term sadness, low energy, loss of interest in most activities, changes in sleep patterns, changes in appetite and poor concentration. How it is treated, causes, getting help, and more resources are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document [2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Depression
Other Subjects
Depression, Mental
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Depression is a treatable brain illness that can cause long term sadness, low energy, loss of interest in most activities, changes in sleep patterns, changes in appetite and poor concentration. How it is treated, causes, getting help, and more resources are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0766

Handling criticism

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34650
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0771
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Criticism is an observation about you made by someone else. This pamphlet outlines tips for handling criticism and things you can do to get past disagreements.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4]) p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Communication
Other Subjects
Communication criticism
Specialty
Mental Health
Abstract
Criticism is an observation about you made by someone else. This pamphlet outlines tips for handling criticism and things you can do to get past disagreements.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0771

Managing anger

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34676
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0776
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Everyone feels angry at one time or another. You may feel you have been insulted or treated unfairly. You may get angry waiting in line at a movie or waiting at a stop sign. Exercises and coping techniques are provided to help you cope with anger as it comes up in different situations.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Anger
Anger Management Therapy
Other Subjects
Anger
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Everyone feels angry at one time or another. You may feel you have been insulted or treated unfairly. You may get angry waiting in line at a movie or waiting at a stop sign. Exercises and coping techniques are provided to help you cope with anger as it comes up in different situations.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0776
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0751
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Motivation means having the desire, energy, willingness, and ability to be involved in the daily activities of life. This 1 page sheet outlines things you can do to increase your motivation.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Health
Motivation
Other Subjects
Mental health
Motivation (Psychology)
Specialty
Mental Health
Abstract
Motivation means having the desire, energy, willingness, and ability to be involved in the daily activities of life. This 1 page sheet outlines things you can do to increase your motivation.
Responsibility
Prepared by Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0751

Positive self-talk

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34657
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0780
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Negative thoughts can be a sign of your illness. If you have a lot of negative thoughts, the exercise in this pamphlet can be helpful. Positive self-talk can be useful during your illness to help with stress and improve your health.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental health
Self concept
Other Subjects
Self-talk
Thought and thinking
Specialty
Mental Health
Abstract
Negative thoughts can be a sign of your illness. If you have a lot of negative thoughts, the exercise in this pamphlet can be helpful. Positive self-talk can be useful during your illness to help with stress and improve your health.
Responsibility
Prepared by Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0780
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0754
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Self-esteem includes how you think and feel about yourself. Your self-esteem affects the quality of your life. Good self-esteem is something you can work towards and achieve. This 1 page sheet outlines some of the many factors that influence self-esteem as well as describing both healthy and negative self-esteem. Some tips on how to build healthy self-esteem are provided.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Self concept
Other Subjects
Self-esteem
Specialty
Mental Health
Abstract
Self-esteem includes how you think and feel about yourself. Your self-esteem affects the quality of your life. Good self-esteem is something you can work towards and achieve. This 1 page sheet outlines some of the many factors that influence self-esteem as well as describing both healthy and negative self-esteem. Some tips on how to build healthy self-esteem are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0754

Should and must thinking

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34662
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0784
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We all make mistakes in life. Try not to think that failing at something means you are a failure. Accept that it is OK to fail and make mistakes. Look at what you can learn from the experience that can help you grow. Some examples of "should" and "must" thinking are provided. Examples of things you can do to change your thinking are given. To help you learn how to handle situations differently, an exercise is outlined.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Thinking
Other Subjects
Thought and thinking
Specialty
Mental Health
Psychiatry
Abstract
We all make mistakes in life. Try not to think that failing at something means you are a failure. Accept that it is OK to fail and make mistakes. Look at what you can learn from the experience that can help you grow. Some examples of "should" and "must" thinking are provided. Examples of things you can do to change your thinking are given. To help you learn how to handle situations differently, an exercise is outlined.
Responsibility
Prepared by Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0784

Substance abuse

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34636
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0756
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Addiction happens when substances become the focus of your life. A list of negative effects that some substances have on your mind and body is provided. If you feel you have a drug or alcohol problem and want to seek help, a list of recommendations is given.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Alcohol-Related Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Other Subjects
Alcoholism
Drug addiction
Substance use
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Addiction happens when substances become the focus of your life. A list of negative effects that some substances have on your mind and body is provided. If you feel you have a drug or alcohol problem and want to seek help, a list of recommendations is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0756

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