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What can I do to ensure she stops visiting them and that she is not taking the content of these sites as fact?
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It really hurts – life seems pointless. And just when everything was going so well. But he or she is gone and you can’t spend your days eating ice cream in front of the TV. Even though time is the best remedy, here are several pieces of advice to help you speed up the process of mending your broken heart.

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The statistics are sad and frightening: in Canada, suicide accounts for 24% of all deaths among 15-24 year olds.

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Anxiety, depression, stress, self-injury, suicide… these are not words that we like to associate with young people. In this issue, we have a number of articles that focus on these emotional difficulties, which unfortunately are not limited to the adults among us.

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False. This is perhaps the most widespread misconception about eating disorders and may be one of the reasons many disordered eating conditions go undiagnosed, according to Dr. Holly Agostino, a specialist in Adolescent Medicine at the Montreal Children’s Hospital.
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Every child has the right to feel safe at home, at school and in their own community but for many children, bullying is a reality that threatens that basic right.

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Depression in children and teenagers can be very debilitating and can have a lifelong impact.
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“When negative thoughts about body image get so overwhelming and distressing that they interfere with a child’s or teen’s daily functioning, that should be a red flag that something more is going on,” says Dr. Holly Agostino, a specialist in Adolescent Medicine at the Montreal Children’s Hospital.
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Body image is a struggle for any average teenager, but when concerns about appearance, dieting, exercise and weight loss become all-consuming, they can lead to the development of eating disorders.

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