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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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HIV, hepatitis and injection drug use in British Columbia : pay now or pay later?

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116587
Author
Millar, John
B.C. Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Call Number
WC 503.6 M64 1998
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
HIV, hepatitis and injection drug use in British Columbia : pay now or pay later?
Author
Millar, John
B.C. Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Place
Victoria
Publisher
Ministry of Health
Year Published
1998
Physical Description
iv, 30 p. ; 28 cm
Subjects
HIV - British Columbia
Hepatitis - British Columbia
Substance abuse, intravenous - British Columbia
ISBN
0772636125
Format
Report
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WC 503.6 M64 1998
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HIV / AIDS and injection drug use in the DTES

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116517
Author
B.C. Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Vancouver / Richmond Health Board
Call Number
WC 503 P37 1997
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
HIV / AIDS and injection drug use in the DTES
Alternate Title
Something to eat, a place to sleep and someone who gives a damn
HIV / AIDS and injection drug use in the Downtown Eastside
Author
B.C. Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Vancouver / Richmond Health Board
Responsibility
[Penny Parry?]
Place
[Vancouver]
Publisher
Vancouver / Richmond Health Board
Year Published
1997
Physical Description
79 p. + appendices [66p] ; 28 cm
Subjects
HIV Infections--Transmission--British Columbia--Vancouver--Prevention
Intravenous drug abuse--Complications--British Columbia--Vancouver
Drug addicts--Services for--British Columbia--Vancouver
Abstract
This report reviews what is known about the state of the HIV/AIDS in the Vancouver downtown east end, based on the formal literature, current and previous studies from and about that downtown community; summarizes a community consultation process with adults and youth, current and ex- drug users, HIV-positive individuals, and community social and medical service providers; and presents an action plan to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS among those downtown community members involved in injection drug (heroin and cocaine) use.
Issues discussed in the consultations included physical health, housing, having a sense of belonging and usefulness, information dissemination, public safety, and needs of special high-risk groups. Recommendations are made under such objectives as: ensuring that high-risk persons are connected with and make better use of existing resources; improve shelter and housing conditions; increase community ability to deal with the HIV/AIDS problem; support co-ordination of HIV/AIDS services; and funding. Appendices include survey questionnaires and a background paper on methadone treatment.
Format
Report
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WC 503 P37 1997
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A report on mental illnesses in Canada

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117320
Author
The Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Association of Chairs of Psychiatry in Canada
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Canadian Mental Health Association
Canadian Psychological Association
Canadian Psychiatric Association
Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Institute for Neurosciences. Mental Health and Addiction
National Network for Mental Health
Schizophrenia Society of Canada
Statistics Canada
Canada. Health Canada
Call Number
WM 30 R376 2002
Location
Vancouver Community

Foundations of addictions counseling

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118483
Author
Capuzzi, Dave
Stauffer, Mark D
Call Number
WM270 F68 2008
Location
Richmond Hospital
Title
Foundations of addictions counseling
Alternate Title
Addictions counseling
Author
Capuzzi, Dave
Stauffer, Mark D
Responsibility
[edited by] David Capuzzi, Mark D. Stauffer
Place
Boston
Publisher
Pearson A and B
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
xvi, 448 p. : ill
Subjects
Substance-Related Disorders--therapy
Substance-Related Disorders--psychology
Counseling--methods
Addiction
ISBN
9780205483129
0205483127
Format
Book
Location
Richmond Hospital
Call Number
WM270 F68 2008
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