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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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Critical issues in the provision of coordinated chemical dependency services in the City of Vancouver

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog115460
Author
City of Vancouver. Health Department
Council of University Teaching Hospitals
Greater Vancouver Mental Health Service Society
British Columbia. Ministry of Health. Alcohol and Drug Services
St. Paul's Hospital (Vancouver, BC)
Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre
Call Number
WM 29 C31 C74 1996
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Critical issues in the provision of coordinated chemical dependency services in the City of Vancouver
Author
City of Vancouver. Health Department
Council of University Teaching Hospitals
Greater Vancouver Mental Health Service Society
British Columbia. Ministry of Health. Alcohol and Drug Services
St. Paul's Hospital (Vancouver, BC)
Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre
Responsibility
Prepared by City of Vancouver. Health Department, Council of University Teaching Hospitals, Greater Vancouver Mental Health Service Society, British Columbia. Ministry of Health. Alcohol and Drug Services, St. Paul's Hospital (Vancouver, BC), Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Vancouver/Richmond Health Board
Year Published
1996
Physical Description
1 v.
Subjects
Interagency Collaboration
Alcohol Abuse--Therapy--British Columbia--Vancouver
Drug Abuse--Therapy--British Columbia--Vancouver
Substance Abuse--Therapy-British Columbia--Vancouver
Community Mental Health Services--British Columbia--Vancouver
Mentally Ill--Services for--British Columbia--Vancouver
Alcohol Abuse--Diagnosis
Statistics and Numerical Data
Notes
Includes bibliographical references
Includes: The CAGE questionnaire : validation of a new alcoholism screening instrument / Mayfield, Ry Demmie / McLeod, Gail / Hall, Patricia -- To drink or not to drink : an experimental analysis of group drinking decisions by four alcoholics / Goldman, Mark S. -- Screening for alcohol abuse using CAGE scores and likelihood ratios / Buschbaum, David G. ; [et al.] -- Comparison of CAGE questionaire and computer-assisted laboratory profiles in screening for covert alcoholism / Beresford, Thomas P. [et al.] -- Knowledge, attitudes, and reported practices of medical students and house staff regarding the diagnosis and treatment of alcoholism / Geller, Gail [et al.]
Format
Report
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WM 29 C31 C74 1996
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Community action guide : working together for the prevention of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116635
Author
BC FAS Resource Society
Call Number
WQ 211 B748 1998
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Community action guide : working together for the prevention of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Alternate Title
B.C. FAS Community action guide
Author
BC FAS Resource Society
Responsibility
BC FAS Resource Society
Place
Victoria
Publisher
Ministry for Children and Families, Adult Addiction Services
Year Published
1998
Physical Description
66 p. [looseleaf] ; 30 cm
Subjects
Fetal alcohol syndrome - Prevention & control
Alcoholism - In pregnancy
Abstract
Includes a copy of the Health Canada report entitled "Joint statement: prevention of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) in Canada" October 1996
ISBN
0772634831
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WQ 211 B748 1998
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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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Growing up resilient : ways to build resilience in children and youth

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118300
Author
Barankin, Tatyana
Khanlou, Nazilla
Call Number
BF723.R46 B37 2007
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Growing up resilient : ways to build resilience in children and youth
Author
Barankin, Tatyana
Khanlou, Nazilla
Responsibility
Tatyana Barankin, Nazilla Khanlou
Place
[Toronto]
Publisher
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Year Published
2007
Physical Description
vi, 97 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Subjects
Resilience (Personality trait) in children
Resilience (Personality Trait) in Adolescence
Adaptability (Psychology) in children
Mental Health Promotion
Family--Mental health
ISBN
0888685041
9780888685049
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
BF723.R46 B37 2007
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