Based in Vancouver, BC, this video chronicles 17 turbulent months in the lives of four middle class families whose children have become addicted to hard drugs. The parents and their teens are interviewed to hear and see the struggles involved in trying to overcome the addictions -- detox centres, methadone treatment, support groups for parents, attempts to change public policy.
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Community consultations explored what the needs are for supports and services related to substance use for LGBT people in Vancouver and Richmond. Three major themes were found in the focus groups and interviews:
Accessing appropriate and effective supports and services relating to substance use and addictions; need for community information and education relating to drugs and alcohol; accessing appropriate supports and services relating to determinants of health.