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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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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
Subjects (LCSH)
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.
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Pamphlet Number
0740
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Bipolar disorder

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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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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
Subjects (LCSH)
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.
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Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0761
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Building my self-esteem

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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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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
Subjects (LCSH)
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.
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Prepared by Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0748
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Bungalow Program : East Coast Forensic Hospital (ECFH)

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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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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)
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Halfway Houses
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental health facilities--Discharge planning
Halfway houses
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.
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Pamphlet Number
1626
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Communication skills

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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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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)
Subjects (LCSH)
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.
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Prepared by Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0763
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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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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
Subjects (LCSH)
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.
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Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0766
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1808
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L’estime de soi, c’est ce que nous pensons de nous-mêmes, ce que nous ressentons envers nous-mêmes. L’estime de soi affecte notre qualité de vie. Avoir une bonne estime de soi peut demander du travail, mais il est possible d’y arriver. Vous trouverez dans le présent feuillet une description de quelques-uns des nombreux facteurs qui influencent l’estime de soi, de même qu’une description d’une estime de soi positive et d’une estime de soi négative. Vous trouverez aussi des conseils pour développ…
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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
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Self concept
Subjects (LCSH)
Self-esteem
Specialty
Mental Health
Abstract
L’estime de soi, c’est ce que nous pensons de nous-mêmes, ce que nous ressentons envers nous-mêmes. L’estime de soi affecte notre qualité de vie. Avoir une bonne estime de soi peut demander du travail, mais il est possible d’y arriver. Vous trouverez dans le présent feuillet une description de quelques-uns des nombreux facteurs qui influencent l’estime de soi, de même qu’une description d’une estime de soi positive et d’une estime de soi négative. Vous trouverez aussi des conseils pour développer une saine estime de soi.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Self-Esteem" pamphlet 0754. 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.
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Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
1808
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Faire face à la critique

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1809
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La critique est une observation faite à notre sujet par une autre personne. Ce feuillet décrit des façons de faire face à la critique et de passer outre aux mésententes. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Handling Criticism" pamphlet 0771. 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
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2]) p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Communication
Subjects (LCSH)
Communication criticism
Specialty
Mental Health
Abstract
La critique est une observation faite à notre sujet par une autre personne. Ce feuillet décrit des façons de faire face à la critique et de passer outre aux mésententes.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Handling Criticism" pamphlet 0771. 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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Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
1809
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Handling criticism

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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. The French version of this pamphlet 1809, "Faire face à la critique", is also available.
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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)
Communication
Subjects (LCSH)
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. The French version of this pamphlet 1809, "Faire face à la critique", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0771
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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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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
Subjects (LCSH)
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
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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. The French version of this pamphlet 1806, "La motivation", is also available.
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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)
Motivation
Mental Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Motivation (Psychology)
Mental health
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. The French version of this pamphlet 1806, "La motivation", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0751
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1806
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Être motivé signifie avoir le désir, l’énergie, la volonté et la capacité de participer aux activités quotidiennes de la vie. Vous trouverez dans le présent feuillet une description de choses que vous pouvez faire pour être plus motivé. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Motivation" pamphlet 0751. 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.
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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
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Motivation
Mental Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Motivation (Psychology)
Mental health
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Être motivé signifie avoir le désir, l’énergie, la volonté et la capacité de participer aux activités quotidiennes de la vie. Vous trouverez dans le présent feuillet une description de choses que vous pouvez faire pour être plus motivé.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Motivation" pamphlet 0751. 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
1806
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La pensée guidée par l’idée de ce que nous devons ou devrions faire

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1807
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Nous commettons tous des erreurs au cours de notre vie. Il faut essayer d’éviter de penser que d’échouer à quelque chose signifie que vous êtes un raté. Il faut accepter qu’il est permis d’échouer et de faire des erreurs. Concentrez-vous sur ce que vous pouvez tirer de cette expérience pour vous aider à grandir. Vous trouverez dans le feuillet des exemples d’une pensée guidée par l’idée de ce que nous devons ou devrions faire. Il y a aussi des exemples de choses que nous pouvons faire pour chan…
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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
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Thinking
Subjects (LCSH)
Thought and thinking
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Nous commettons tous des erreurs au cours de notre vie. Il faut essayer d’éviter de penser que d’échouer à quelque chose signifie que vous êtes un raté. Il faut accepter qu’il est permis d’échouer et de faire des erreurs. Concentrez-vous sur ce que vous pouvez tirer de cette expérience pour vous aider à grandir. Vous trouverez dans le feuillet des exemples d’une pensée guidée par l’idée de ce que nous devons ou devrions faire. Il y a aussi des exemples de choses que nous pouvons faire pour changer notre façon de penser. Un exercice est fourni pour aider à apprendre comment faire face aux situations d’une façon différente.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Should and Must Thinking" pamphlet 0784. 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
1807
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Positive self-talk

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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)
Self concept
Mental health
Subjects (LCSH)
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
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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. The French version of this pamphlet 1808, "L'estime de soi", is also available.
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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)
Self concept
Subjects (LCSH)
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. The French version of this pamphlet 1808, "L'estime de soi", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0754
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Should and must thinking

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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. The French version of this pamphlet 1807, "La pensée guidée par l’idée de ce…
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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)
Thinking
Subjects (LCSH)
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. The French version of this pamphlet 1807, "La pensée guidée par l’idée de ce que nous devons ou devrions faire", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0784
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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.
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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)
Substance-Related Disorders
Alcohol-Related Disorders
Subjects (LCSH)
Substance use
Drug addiction
Alcoholism
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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