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Truth about drinking

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116033
Call Number
V 630 1998
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Truth about drinking
Responsibility
Canadian Learning Company
Place
Woodstock, ON
Publisher
Canadian Learning Company
Year Published
[1998]
Physical Description
1 videocassette (30:00) : sd., col. ; 1/2" VHS
Series
Teen files
Subjects
Substance abuse - In adolescence
Alcohol drinking - In adolescence
Abstract
Includes pamphlet on questions to ask before and after watching the video
A powerful video in which teens are shown the effects that alcohol can have on co-ordination, vision, reaction time, the brain & other organs. 2 teens visit the Medical Examiner as he conducts an autopsy on 2 car accident victims - one of whom was an alcoholic. They visit bereaved parents & family to see the effects of losing a loved one to drunk driving. The video ends with a realistic simulation of the deaths of 3 teens who are passengers of a drunk driver. They attend their own funerals and see their parents read farewell tributes.
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 630 1998
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HIV/AIDS and older adults : challenges for individuals, families, and communities

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog119017
Author
Emlet, Charles A.
Call Number
WC503.7 H67 2004
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
HIV/AIDS and older adults : challenges for individuals, families, and communities
Author
Emlet, Charles A.
Responsibility
Charles A. Emlet, editor.
Place
New York
Publisher
Springer Pub. Co
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
199 p.
Subjects
HIV Infections--psychology--aged
HIV Infections--psychology--middle aged
Community Networks
HIV Infections--Prevention & Control
Social Support
Abstract
Assessing the progress and promise of research on midlife and older adults and HIV/AIDS / by Diane Zablotsky and Michael Kennedy -- Prevention of HIV disease in older adults / by Janice E. Nichols -- Depressive symptoms in older adults living with HIV disease: applications of the chronic illness quality of life model / by Timothy G. Heckman, Arlene Kochman, and Kathleen J. Sikkema -- HIV-associated dementia and aging / by Victor G. Valcour and Ned Sacktor -- Mental health dimensions of HIV/AIDS in women over 50 / by Kathleen M. Tangenberg -- Service priorities, use, and needs: views of older and younger consumers living with HIV/AIDS / by Charles A. Emlet and James P. Berghuis --Nursing home experiences of older African Americans with HIV/AIDS: issues for future research / by Emily J. Fox-Hill, Deborah V. Gibson, and Veroncia F. Engle -- "It don't matter what people say as long as I love you": experiencing stigma when raising an HIV-infected grandchild / by Cynthia Cannon Poindexter -- Older adults, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS: preparing for the future crisis / James M. Topolski ... [et al.] -- Sustaining a coalition: case study: the New York Association on HIV over Fifty / by Kathleen M. Nokes.
ISBN
0826144950
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WC503.7 H67 2004
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Addictions and mental health

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog121500
Author
Ralph, Irene
Edition
6th ed.
Call Number
WM 270 R35 2015
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Addictions and mental health
Alternate Title
Addictions & mental health
Author
Ralph, Irene
Responsibility
Irene Ralph; Edited by Allan Burgmann, Richard Magee and Deborah Thompson
Edition
6th ed.
Place
Grand Forks, BC
Publisher
IGR Publications
Year Published
2015
Physical Description
92 p.
Subjects
Substance-related abuse
Mental Disorders
Dual Diagnosis
Addiction
ISBN
978973723465
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WM 270 R35 2015
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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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