Addiction

Addiction

Tranquility can kill

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Linda Rauch Peregal
Edition: 
vol 3, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article consists of an interview about one womans withdrawal from addiction to Valium. The interview is conducted by a member of the Women's Therapy Study Support Group and Connie Clement of Women Healthsharing.   


Asking the right questions, 2 : talking about sexual orientation and gender identity in mental health, counselling and addiction

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Angela M Barbara
Farzana Doctor
Gloria Chaim
Publisher: 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a manual to help therapists/counsellors create an environment where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex, and queer (LGBTTTIQ) clients feel comfortable identifying themselves as such.

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ISBN 088868469X
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Includes bibliographical references.

Still in the shadows: Kirby report turns a blind eye to women

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English
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Online
Author: 
Laila Malik
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the gender gaps in the report, "Out of the Shadows at Last." Argues for a systematic gender review of mental health, mental illness and substance use in Canada.

Improving conditions: integrating sex and gender into federal mental health and addictions policy

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Amy Salmon
Nancy Poole
Marina Morrow
Lorraine Greaves
Richard Ingram
Ann Pederson
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines factors across the lifespan that demonstrate why an examination of sex differences and gender influences is crucial to any policy work in mental health and substance use.

Housing for people with mental disorders and addictions

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at the experiences of people with mental disorders and addictions with substandard, or even dangerous, housing.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Economic costs of mental disorders and addictions

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English
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Online
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HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at the financial burdens mental health disorders and addictions can have on individuals, as well as workplaces and society as a whole.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Personal costs of mental disorders and addictions

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at some of the personal costs of mental disorders and addiction to individuals, including education, participation in social activities, adequate housing, and others.

Mental disorders and addictions in the workplace

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Discusses how mental health disorders and substance abuse can impact on the workplace.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Stigma and discrimination around mental disorders and addictions

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at how discrimination can negatively impact on recovery for people dealing with mental health issues or substance abuse.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Unemployment and mental health and addictions

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at how unemployment can affect people's vulnerability to mental illness and addictions.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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