Addiction

Addiction

Heavily addicted smokers: understanding the smoking behaviour and the factors that influence quiting among heavily addicted smo

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Melody Tilson
National Cancer Institute of Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

This paper contains: Introduction; Smoking Behaviour of Heavily Addicted Smokers; Reasons Why Heavily Addicted Smokers Continue to Smoke; Factors that Encourage Serious Consideration of a Quit Attempt; Issues Smokers Must Resolve Before Attempting to Quit; Role of Supports in Facilitating Quitting; Components of a Cessation Strategy for Heavily Addicted Smokers; Recruiting Heavily Addicted Smokers to Participate in a Cessation Program.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662244044

The hidden majority: a guidebook on alcohol and other drug issues for counsellors who work with women

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Addiction Research Foundation
Publisher: 
Addiction Research Foundation
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a guidebook for counsellors. Discusses the influences and patterns of women's substance use, how it affects women and the important issues to consider when working with and/or treating women .

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0888682655

Port Alberni Drug and Alcohol Counselling

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization

For adults with addiction or concurrent mental health/addiction issues contact Port Alberni Mental Health & Addictions located at 4780 Roger Street, phone (250) 724-3554. Hours are 8:30 to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. Please call first to schedule an intake.
 
For adults in crisis with addiction or mental health issues contact the Community Response Team. A team of nurses is available to help clients in need of stabilization from alcohol or drugs. See Port Alberni Mental Health & Addictions for contact information.
 
For youth with addiction or concurrent mental health/addiction issues contact Alberni Valley Drug & Alcohol Prevention Services (A.D.A.P.S.) located at 4259 6th Avenue, phone (250) 724-6166. 
 
For youth with mental health or concurrent mental health/addiction issues contact CYMH Port Alberni located at 4000 Stamp Avenue, phone (250) 720-2650. Call first since the therapists are located in a separate building.

Contact Info
City: 
Port Alberni
Province: 
British Columbia
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North Cariboo Métis Association

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Rural women
Families
Youth
Older women (50+)
Women with disabilities
Low income women
Women and mental health
Middle-aged women (30-50)
Women with addictions
Sole-support parents
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Counseling
Housing

Our clients are parents mom's and dad's who may have trouble with the law or have family issues. We help our clients as a whole. They usually have other issues such as: alcohol, drug, Residential Tenancy issues, Welfare, Disability, poverty, Residential School issues, some clients need referral to the Mental Health, probations, assist clients with paperwork, in addition, accompany clients to appointments with the Ministry as an advocate or a support person.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-992-9722
Email Address: 
aspawal@hotmail.com
Fax Number: 
250-992-9721
Street Address: 
7-345 StLaurent Ave
City: 
Quesnel
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V2J 4K6

Saltspring Community Services

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Éducation / développement communautaire
Day services
Clinical or health care services
Counseling
Housing

 
The VISION of Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Services Society is to support an inclusive community in which everyone lives in a healthy, caring and sustainable environment.
 
The MISSION of Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Services Society is to plan for and provide quality services to support and strengthen individuals, families and communities.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-537-9971
Fax Number: 
250-537-9974
Street Address: 
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
City: 
Saltspring Island
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8K 2A6
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Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine offers a resource of scientific and medical information about Addiction, for professionals and the general public. Bulletin articles with news and views, Definitions, Policy Statements, and networking are available to improve the understanding, assessment, treatment, prevention and research related to Addiction Medicine in Canada and around the world.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
403-813-7217
Email Address: 
admin@csam.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
403-944-2056
Street Address: 
47 Tuscany Ridge Terrace NW
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T3L 3A5
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East Kootenay Addiction Services Society (EKASS)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization

East Kootenay Addiction Services Society (EKASS) provides alcohol and drug counselling. Our free, confidential services are available to anyone dealing with their own or someone else's addiction or substance misuse.

Contact Info
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
202 - 1617 Baker St
City: 
Cranbrook
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V1C 1B4
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