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Health and enforcement in partnership : how the police, justice, community groups and health and social agencies are working together to build healthier, safer neighbourhoods

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116557
Author
Beare, Margaret
Clarke, Curtis
Call Number
WM 270 C26 1995
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Health and enforcement in partnership : how the police, justice, community groups and health and social agencies are working together to build healthier, safer neighbourhoods
Alternate Title
Partners in Canada's drug strategy
Author
Beare, Margaret
Clarke, Curtis
Place
Ottawa
Publisher
Government of Canada
Year Published
1995
Physical Description
iv, 23 cm : with appendixes ; 28 cm
Subjects
Substance abuse - Prevention & control
Abstract
Report prepared for the Health and Enforcement in Partnership (HEP) steering committee
Format
Report
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WM 270 C26 1995
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HIV, hepatitis and injection drug use in British Columbia : pay now or pay later?

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116587
Author
Millar, John
B.C. Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Call Number
WC 503.6 M64 1998
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
HIV, hepatitis and injection drug use in British Columbia : pay now or pay later?
Author
Millar, John
B.C. Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Place
Victoria
Publisher
Ministry of Health
Year Published
1998
Physical Description
iv, 30 p. ; 28 cm
Subjects
HIV - British Columbia
Hepatitis - British Columbia
Substance abuse, intravenous - British Columbia
ISBN
0772636125
Format
Report
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WC 503.6 M64 1998
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HIV / AIDS and injection drug use in the DTES

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116517
Author
B.C. Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Vancouver / Richmond Health Board
Call Number
WC 503 P37 1997
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
HIV / AIDS and injection drug use in the DTES
Alternate Title
Something to eat, a place to sleep and someone who gives a damn
HIV / AIDS and injection drug use in the Downtown Eastside
Author
B.C. Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Vancouver / Richmond Health Board
Responsibility
[Penny Parry?]
Place
[Vancouver]
Publisher
Vancouver / Richmond Health Board
Year Published
1997
Physical Description
79 p. + appendices [66p] ; 28 cm
Subjects
HIV Infections--Transmission--British Columbia--Vancouver--Prevention
Intravenous drug abuse--Complications--British Columbia--Vancouver
Drug addicts--Services for--British Columbia--Vancouver
Abstract
This report reviews what is known about the state of the HIV/AIDS in the Vancouver downtown east end, based on the formal literature, current and previous studies from and about that downtown community; summarizes a community consultation process with adults and youth, current and ex- drug users, HIV-positive individuals, and community social and medical service providers; and presents an action plan to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS among those downtown community members involved in injection drug (heroin and cocaine) use.
Issues discussed in the consultations included physical health, housing, having a sense of belonging and usefulness, information dissemination, public safety, and needs of special high-risk groups. Recommendations are made under such objectives as: ensuring that high-risk persons are connected with and make better use of existing resources; improve shelter and housing conditions; increase community ability to deal with the HIV/AIDS problem; support co-ordination of HIV/AIDS services; and funding. Appendices include survey questionnaires and a background paper on methadone treatment.
Format
Report
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WC 503 P37 1997
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A report on mental illnesses in Canada

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117320
Author
The Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Association of Chairs of Psychiatry in Canada
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Canadian Mental Health Association
Canadian Psychological Association
Canadian Psychiatric Association
Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Institute for Neurosciences. Mental Health and Addiction
National Network for Mental Health
Schizophrenia Society of Canada
Statistics Canada
Canada. Health Canada
Call Number
WM 30 R376 2002
Location
Vancouver Community

Treating the trauma survivor : an essential guide to trauma-informed care

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog119827
Author
Clark, Carrie
Classen, Catherine C.
Fourt, Anne
Shetty, Maithili
Call Number
WM172.5 T74 2015
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Treating the trauma survivor : an essential guide to trauma-informed care
Author
Clark, Carrie
Classen, Catherine C.
Fourt, Anne
Shetty, Maithili
Responsibility
Carrie Clark, Catherine C. Classen, Anne Fourt, and Maithili Shetty
Place
New York
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group
Year Published
2015
Physical Description
166 p.
Subjects
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic -- Therapy
Abstract
"Treating the Trauma Survivor is a practical guide to assist mental health, health care, and social service providers in providing trauma-informed care. This resource provides essential information in order to understand the impacts of trauma by summarizing key literature in an easily accessible and user-friendly format. Providers will be able to identify common pitfalls and avoid re- traumatizing survivors during interactions. Based on the authors extensive experience and interactions with trauma survivors, the book provides a trauma-informed framework and offers practical tools to enhance collaboration with survivors and promote a safer helping environment. Mental health providers in health care, community, and addictions settings as well as health care providers and community workers will find the framework and the practical suggestions in this book informative and useful"
Introduction. 1. Understanding Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care: The Basics 2. Trauma and the DSM 3. Understanding the Complex Picture of Complex Trauma 4. Building an Empowering and Collaborative Relationship 5. Asking About and Responding to Disclosures of Trauma 6. Conducting a Trauma-Informed Assessment 7. Responding to Safety Concerns 8. Psychoeducation and Trauma-Informed Interventions 9. Dealing with Substance Use 10. A Trauma-Informed Approach to Medications 11. Transference and Countertransference 12. Understanding Vicarious Traumatization
Appendixes: A. Posttraumatic stress disorder diagnostic criteria -- B. Acute stress disorder diagnostic criteria -- C. Dissociative identity disorder diagnostic criteria -- D. Trauma and the hijacked brain: the high road and the low road -- E. Window of tolerance -- F. Trigger scale -- G. Modified Karpman's triangle to illustrate common traumatic reenactments -- H. Strategies for getting out of a traumatic reenactment -- I. Self-soothing strategies -- J. Relaxation strategies.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
9780415810982
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WM172.5 T74 2015
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