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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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LGBT communities and substance use : what health has to do with it! : a report on consultations with LGBT communities

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118558
Author
MacFarlane, Devon
Call Number
WM 270 M33 2003
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
LGBT communities and substance use : what health has to do with it! : a report on consultations with LGBT communities
Alternate Title
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual communities and substance use
Author
MacFarlane, Devon
Responsibility
drafted by Devon MacFarlane ; submitted on behalf of LGBT communities and the Substance Use Working Group, LGBT Health Association of B.C.
Place
[Vancouver]
Publisher
LGBT Health Association
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
81 p. : ill.
Subjects
Substance related disorders - Vancouver, BC
Homosexuality, Male
Homosexuality, Female
Abstract
Community consultations explored what the needs are for supports and services related to substance use for LGBT people in Vancouver and Richmond. Three major themes were found in the focus groups and interviews: Accessing appropriate and effective supports and services relating to substance use and addictions; need for community information and education relating to drugs and alcohol; accessing appropriate supports and services relating to determinants of health.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 77-79).
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WM 270 M33 2003
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