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Sleep Problems and Disorders

(Teen) Mental Health Literacy
Website providing information and resources about teen mental health. Formerly known as Teen Mental Health with Dr. Stan Kutcher and colleagues.
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
MindHealthBC
Online service to help you find the help you need for depression, anxiety, and other mental health and substance use conditions. This includes: * Local support groups and health services within Vancouver, Richmond, and Coastal communities * Online information pages and workbooks provided through BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information and other trusted BC sources * Self-help or supported self-help programs such as the BC Canadian Mental Health Association’s Bounce Back® Online (available without a doctor’s referral) * Valuable resources for friends and family members seeking information for their loved ones.
Vancouver Coastal Health/ Providence Health Care
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Mobile app, such as for iOS, Android, etc., Movies and videos, Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
Sleep and Pain Resources for Children, Parents & Healthcare Providers
Information and resources to help children with pain and/or sleep problems, their parents and healthcare providers. When children and young people have pain and/or cannot sleep, they can have various difficulties * school performance and attendance suffer * making friends can be more difficult * disruptive, aggressive and other negative behaviors are more likely * learning and concentration are harder * depression and misuse of alcohol and drugs is more likely * managing chronic health conditions becomes harder * injuries take longer to heal and illnesses last longer * loneliness, isolation & poor self-esteem are more likely * the whole family is effected by disrupted schedules and they may develop sleep problems themselves.
Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Alberta
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
Sleep: A critical but overlooked aspect of dementia management
Website providing information about sleep and dementia from the University of Alberta. Provides reliable, evidence-based information about the relationship between sleep and dementia, and provides help in accessing resources for assessing and managing sleep problems in older adults with dementia. A full report of our review and downloadable patient education brochures on different non-pharmacological sleep interventions is also accessible on the website.
University of Alberta
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
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