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  1. 6. Are deliberate behaviours (e.g. washing, checking, ordering) or mental acts (e.g. praying, counting, repeating phrases) that are carried out to reduce the anxiety caused by the obsessions
  2. 7. A service offered to meet with this professional to assist individuals in coping with their mental health concerns or illnesses.
  3. 8. Presents a serious barrier, not only to diagnosis and treatment but also to acceptance in the community
  4. 9. Abbreviation for an anxiety disorder that affects about 1-2% of the population. People with OCD experience both obsessions and compulsions
  5. 11. Refers to a wide range of mental health conditions — disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior. Examples include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviors
  6. 12. The second leading cause of death among those aged 10-19 in Canada
  7. 15. A complex mental illness that affects a person's ability to distinguish what is reality and what is not. Delusions and hallucinations may be present with this illness
  8. 17. One in _____ Canadians experience a mental health or addiction problem
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  1. 1. An eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction, inappropriate eating habits or rituals, obsession with having a thin figure, and an irrational fear of weight gain, as well as a distorted body self-perception
  2. 2. The most common mood disorder. A treatable mental illness involving changes in mood, thinking and behaviour. May experience feelings of hopelessness or loneliness and often withdraws from social activities
  3. 3. A local multi-service agency consisting of counsellors who can provide physical, emotional, developmental and community services for children and youth who may be struggling with certain areas of their lives
  4. 4. A person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being
  5. 5. Use of information technology to harm or harass other people in a deliberate, repeated, and hostile manner
  6. 6. A local Red Lake service available to individuals greater than 12 years of age dealing with both addiction and mental health
  7. 10. Anonymous free 24/7 telephone and internet service with live chat for talking to a counsellor about any personal problems 1-800-668-6868
  8. 13. Deliberately causing physical harm to yourself, often done in secret. A way of coping with painful feelings
  9. 14. May be prescribed by your family doctor to treat mental illnesses such as depression, OCD, or anxiety
  10. 16. Are unwanted and disturbing thoughts, images, or impulses that suddenly pop into the mind and cause a great deal of anxiety or distress