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Falls in older people : risk factors and strategies for prevention

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117499
Author
Lord, Stephen R.
Edition
2nd ed.
Call Number
WT104 L67 2007
Location
Richmond Hospital
Title
Falls in older people : risk factors and strategies for prevention
Alternate Title
Falls in older people : risk factors & strategies for prevention
Author
Lord, Stephen R.
Responsibility
Stephen R. Lord... [et al.]
Edition
2nd ed.
Place
Cambridge
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Year Published
2007
Physical Description
xi, 395 p. : ill.
Subjects
Accidental falls - - in old age
Accidental Falls - - prevention & control
Risk Factors
Safety
Wounds and injuries - In old age
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN
0521680999
9780521690998
Format
Book
Location
Richmond Hospital
Call Number
WT104 L67 2007
URL Notes
Table of Contents
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Fighting for space : how a group of drug users transformed one city's struggle with addiction

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog122463
Author
Lupick, Travis
Call Number
HV5840 C332 V357 2017
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Fighting for space : how a group of drug users transformed one city's struggle with addiction
Author
Lupick, Travis
Responsibility
Travis Lupick
Place
Vancouver
Publisher
Arsenal Pulp Press
Year Published
2017
Physical Description
407 p ; illustrations, map
Subjects
Substance-Related Disorders
Opioid-Related Disorders
Harm reduction -- British Columbia.
Substance abuse - Vancouver
Addiction
Abstract
"...explains the concept of harm reduction as a crucial component of a city's response to the drug crisis. It tells the story of a grassroots group of addicts in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside who waged a political street fight for two decades to transform how the city treats its most marginalized citizens. Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, this group of residents from Canada's poorest neighbourhood organized themselves in response to a growing number of overdose deaths and demanded that addicts be given the same rights as any other citizen; against all odds, they eventually won. But just as their battle came to an end, fentanyl arrived and opioid deaths across North America reached an all-time high. It's prompted many to rethink the war on drugs. Public opinion has slowly begun to turn against prohibition, and policy-makers are finally beginning to look at addiction as a health issue as opposed to one for the criminal justice system. The previous epidemic in Vancouver sparked government action. Twenty years later, as the same pattern plays out in other cities, there is much that advocates for reform can learn from Vancouver's experience..."-- publisher.
Contents: Toledo, Ohio -- Hundred block rock -- A chance encounter -- Hotel of last resort -- Rat park -- Growing up radical -- Back alley -- Miami, Florida -- The killing field -- A drug-users union -- Out of harm's way -- From housing to harm reduction -- Childhood trauma and the science of addiction -- Raleigh, North Carolina -- A drug dealer finds activism -- Taking the fight to city hall -- Building allies -- Rewriting the brain for addiction -- The Vancouver agreement -- Boston, Massachusetts -- The hair salon -- Establishing Insite -- Opening day -- Consequences -- Seattle, Washington -- Drug user with a lawyer -- Protests across Canada -- Court battle -- Crossing a line -- Sacramento, California -- Prescription heroin -- "The assassination" -- Fentanyl arrives.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
9781551527123
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
HV5840 C332 V357 2017
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Review of alcohol and drug services in Vancouver

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116489
Author
Vancouver/Richmond Health Board
B.C. Ministry for Children and Families
Kotani, Nancy
Call Number
GOV PUB VRHB
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Review of alcohol and drug services in Vancouver
Author
Vancouver/Richmond Health Board
B.C. Ministry for Children and Families
Kotani, Nancy
Responsibility
Sponsored by : Vancouver Regional Office, Ministry for Children and Families ; Vancouver/Richmond Health Board; [report written by Nancy Kotani]
Place
Vancouver
Publisher
Vancouver Regional Office. Ministry for Children and Families. Vancouver/Richmond Health Board
Year Published
1997
Physical Description
ix, 15 p. ; 28 cm.
Subjects
Alcoholism - Vancouver
Substance abuse - Vancouver
Community health services - Vancouver, B.C.
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
GOV PUB VRHB
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