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Addictionary: what you need to know about substance abuse

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118351
Author
Paterson, Jody
Casey, Lauren
Call Number
WM270 P38 2008
Location
Richmond Hospital
Title
Addictionary: what you need to know about substance abuse
Author
Paterson, Jody
Casey, Lauren
Responsibility
by Jody Paterson & Lauren Casey
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Aspect
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
178 p.
Subjects
Addiction
Addiction--Recovery
Addicts
Substance abuse
Substance abuse - British Columbia
Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
Substance Abuse--Therapy
Abstract
A practical guide to harmful substance use that will provide new knowledge, insight and ideas for dealing with drug and alcohol problems across the spectrum. With its focus on research findings, best practices and real-life stories, Addictionary strips away the myths and stigma of addiction and provides a clear-eyed, pragmatic look at a complex and difficult issue.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 134-139) and index.
Appendix A: Guide to the Drugs; Appendix B: Assessment Tools; Appendix C: Sample Workplace Policies; Appendix D: How to Talk to Users
ISBN
9780968564578
Format
Book
Location
Richmond Hospital
Call Number
WM270 P38 2008
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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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IV positive : an educational documentary about living positive

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog115569
Call Number
Video No. 162
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
IV positive : an educational documentary about living positive
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Crossroads Productions
Year Published
c1999
Physical Description
1 videocassette (42 min.)
Subjects
Hepatitis C--Prevention & Control
HIV Infections--Prevention & Control
Substance abuse
Notes
Produced by the People of Downtown Eastside in association with Crossroads Productions
Summary: A unique educational video documentary - made for and by injection drug users. Bill, Lori, Ed and Jacob are active addicts who share their stories and their experience with HIV, and living positive. As they interact with their doctors, nurses, support groups, community agencies, and each other, IV Positive reveals critical information on HIV and harm reduction. . . IV Positive speaks directly to users about the importance of shooting safe, getting tested and learning that HIV is not about death, it's about living
Contents: Getting tested -- What is HIV and AIDS? -- Finding a doctor -- Dealing with meds -- Learning about Hep C -- Eating right -- Food options -- Safe fixing -- Safe sex -- User groups -- Finding a support group -- Seeking recovery -- Staying clean
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
Video No. 162
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