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#8: Mental illness and substance abuse in children and teenagers

Substance abuse and mental health problems often seem to go together. Which begs the question, which comes first, the chicken (mental illness) or the egg (substance use)? What we have seen, is that some mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder may contribute to substance use and addiction. Similarly,

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Financial, legal & health care planning

‘Dementia Aware…what you need to know’ about financial, legal & health care planning  In B.C., approximately 70,000 people have dementia, and sadly, this number will only continue to grow as the proportion of seniors in B.C. population increases over the next 10 to 15 years. Here in the Okanagan, we

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Dementia and Driving

Dementia Aware: what you need to know about driving when you have dementia   Driving is a complex activity involving many regions of the brain working simultaneously. Due to the progression of brain damage, the person with dementia gradually loses the ability to drive safely, and recent studies reveal that

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