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Communities take action

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116677
Call Number
WM 274 C66 1998
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Communities take action
Alternate Title
A practical guide for municipalities, enforcement agencies, community groups and others concerned about the impact of alcohol on public health and safety
Responsibility
Addiction Research Foundation
Place
Toronto
Publisher
Addiction Research Foundation
Year Published
1998
Physical Description
168 p. : 26 cm
Subjects
Alcohol drinking - Ontario
Alcoholism
Community Organization
Substance abuse - Prevention & control
ISBN
0888683030
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WM 274 C66 1998
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Video No. 78
Video No. BS 7
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Crisis
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Alcohol-Drug Education Service and TRY Program
Year Published
1990
Physical Description
1 videocassette (26 min.)
Subjects
Adolescents
Crisis Intervention
Substance Abuse--Prevention & Control
Notes
In Cantonese
Summary: A socio-drama that underlines the message that prevention begins at home and that parents have a role to play by helping children develop positive self-esteem, decision-making skills, and the ability to cope with peer pressure
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
Video No. 78
Video No. BS 7
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Call Number
V 699 2002
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Body image for boys
Place
[Lawrenceville, NJ]
Publisher
Cambridge Educational
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
1 videocassette (18 min.)
Subjects
Body Image
Eating disorders
Steroids
Behavior, Addictive
Abstract
Audience: High school students. Explores some of the issues facing young men today as they struggle to define themselves amidst the flood of media-tenerated images of male physical perfection. Young patients grapple with problems such as steroid abuse, eating disorders, exercise addiction.
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 699 2002
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In love with daylight : a memoir of recovery

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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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