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Canadian profile : alcohol, tobacco & other drugs, 1999

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116961
Author
Addiction Research Foundation (Ont.)
Single, Eric
McKenzie, Diane
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario
Call Number
WM 274 C212 1999
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Canadian profile : alcohol, tobacco & other drugs, 1999
Author
Addiction Research Foundation (Ont.)
Single, Eric
McKenzie, Diane
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario
Place
Toronto
Publisher
Addiction Research Foundation
Year Published
1999
Physical Description
xi, 399 p. : 28 cm
Subjects
Alcohol drinking - Canada
Substance related disorders - Canada
Notes
Text in English and French
ISBN
0888683294
Format
Report
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WM 274 C212 1999
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The costs of substance abuse in Canada : a cost estimation study

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116110
Author
Single, Eric
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
Call Number
HV 5840 C2 C688 1996
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
The costs of substance abuse in Canada : a cost estimation study
Author
Single, Eric
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
Publisher
Ottawa
Year Published
1996
Physical Description
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
Subjects
Substance related disorders - Canada
Abstract
Highlight report
Notes
16 p. : charts and graphs ; 28 cm
Format
Report
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
HV 5840 C2 C688 1996
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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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