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Choosing to change : a client-centred approach to alcohol and medication use by older adults

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116658
Author
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Call Number
WM 270 C466 1998
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Choosing to change : a client-centred approach to alcohol and medication use by older adults
Author
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Responsibility
Developed by an Addiction Research Foudnation (ARF) Project Team
Place
Toronto
Publisher
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Year Published
1998
Physical Description
viii, 116 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Subjects
Aged
Drug abuse - Prevention & control
Alcoholism - In old age
Substance abuse - In old age.
Client-Centered Therapy
ISBN
088868309X
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WM 270 C466 1998
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Northern spirits : a social history of alcohol in Canada

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog115697
Author
Smart, Reginald George
Ogborne, Alan C. (Alan Charles)
Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario
Edition
2nd ed.
Call Number
HV 5306 S53 1996
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Northern spirits : a social history of alcohol in Canada
Author
Smart, Reginald George
Ogborne, Alan C. (Alan Charles)
Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario
Edition
2nd ed.
Place
Toronto
Publisher
Addiction Research Foundation
Year Published
1996
Physical Description
xx, 262 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Subjects
Alcohol drinking - Canada
Alcoholism - Canada
Abstract
1986 ed "Northern spirits : drinking in Canada then and now"
ISBN
088868276X
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
HV 5306 S53 1996
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Building on strength : building the continuum of care for Mental Health and Addiction

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118565
Call Number
WM 270 B85 2006
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Building on strength : building the continuum of care for Mental Health and Addiction
Alternate Title
Mental health and addictions strategic plan
Place
Vancouver
Publisher
Vancouver Coastal Health
Year Published
2006
Physical Description
107 p.
Subjects
Mental health services - British Columbia - Vancouver
Mental Health Policy--British Columbia--Vancouver
Addicts--Services for--British Columbia--Vancouver
Abstract
"The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the strategic directions that Vancouver Coastal Health intends to undertake on a regional basis to address mental health and addiction services."
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Format
Report
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WM 270 B85 2006
URL Notes
archive copy
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In love with daylight : a memoir of recovery

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118272
Author
Sheed, Wilfrid
Call Number
PR 6069 H396 Z469 1995
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
In love with daylight : a memoir of recovery
Author
Sheed, Wilfrid
Responsibility
Wilfrid Sheed
Place
New York
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Year Published
c.1995
Physical Description
252 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Depressed persons -- Biography
Depression, mental -- Biography
Recovery--Personal Narrative
Cancer -- Patients -- Biography
Polio -- Patients -- Biography
Abstract
Review: "Noted critic, novelist and essayist Sheed recounts his recovery from three major illnesses in this highly personal, torturous, oddly exhilarating chronicle. The first illness, polio, struck in 1945 when he was 14. With unbridled optimism, Sheed struggled for years with a disease that ``seemed much more like a vacation from the pains of growing up than an addition to them.'' The book's centerpiece, his plunge into depression triggered by addiction to sleeping pills and alcohol in his mid-50s, unfolds a nightmare of panic attacks, manic highs, proliferating phobias and suicidal dementia. Sheed found scant relief through a stay in a sanatorium, antidepressants or lithium, on all of which he heaps scorn. His recovery seemed to follow its own logic and inner mechanisms of healing. Diagnosed with cancer in 1991, he underwent operations of the tongue and neck, as well as radiation treatments, a two-year ordeal he describes with wit and gallantry." -- Reed Elsevier Inc.
ISBN
0671792156
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
PR 6069 H396 Z469 1995
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