Addiction

Addiction

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Publisher
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

Forms an organization that contributes to the health and well-being of Manitobans by addressing the harm associated with addictions through education, prevention, rehabilitation and research.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-944-6200
Email Address: 
library@afm.mb.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
204-786-7768
Street Address: 
1031 Portage Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3G 0R8

Caron Foundation

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Clinical or health care services

Treats people with chemical addictions of every type: alcohol; drugs such as heroin, cocaine, marijuana and prescription medicines; and as well as substances such as inhalants and tobacco. Offers medical detoxification, gender-separate primary rehabilitation, relapse treatment and extended care for adults and adolescents; outpatient care; educational programs for family members and others whose lives have been impacted by addiction; life enrichment workshops for individuals in all stages of addiction; and student assistance services.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
http://www.caron.org/contact.asp
Website/URL: 
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-678-2332
Street Address: 
Galen Hall Road P.O. Box 150
City: 
Wernersville
Province: 
Pennsylvania
Postal/ZIP Code: 
19565

National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

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Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy

Forms an organization that informs Americans of the economic and social costs of substance abuse and its impact on their lives and assesses what works in prevention, treatment, and law enforcement.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(212) 841-5200
Fax Number: 
(212) 956-8020
TTY/TDD: 
http://www.casacolumbia.org
Street Address: 
633 Third Avenue, 19th floor
City: 
New York
Province: 
New York
Postal/ZIP Code: 
10017-6706

Evaluating client satisfaction with adult treatment programs

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Gerry S. Kaplan
Publisher: 
The Addictions Foundation of Manitoba
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents the results of a client satisfaction evaluation on the Adult Treatment Programs for chemical dependency. Includes recommendations concerning the evaluations of such programs, including the inclusion of non-completers.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ADDI.E82 1998

A potent mix of issues

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English
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Online
Author: 
Sherry Galey
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the 'potent mix' of controversial issues raised by the "G" case, which raises the question of whether the state has the right to force pregnant substance users into treatment programs.

One woman's story: many women's lives

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Sherry Galey
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Reports on the "G" case and discusses how its holds implications for women's rights and the outcome of the ruling will affect all women, particularly First Nations women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

South West Health

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Forms one of nine district health authorities serving the province of Nova Scotia.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
902-742-3541
Fax Number: 
902-742-0369
Street Address: 
60 Vancouver St
City: 
Yarmouth
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B5A 2P5

Drifting and doing: changes in drug use among Toronto street youth, 1990-1992

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Reginald G. Smart
Publisher: 
Addiction Research Foundation
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents information on the negative effects of drug use on street youth, based on a survey of youth aged 24 years and under interviewed between February and May, 1992 in downtown Toronto.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ADDI.S63 1992

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Training
Community education/development
Clinical or health care services

Creates resources and tools to help prevent and treat mental illness and addiction. Operates clinical and research facilities in Toronto, as well as 12 community offices across Ontario.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-535-8501
Website/URL: 
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-463-6273 (Ontario)
Street Address: 
33 Russell St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5S 2S1

Taking our message to the Supreme Court of Canada

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Yvonne Peters
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the organization of the Women's Health Rights Coalition in response to the issues involved in the "G" case. Speaks of the reasons behind the coalition's formation.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039
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