Gambling

Gambling

The human face of mental health and mental illness in Canada 2006

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English
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Author: 
Public Health Agency of Canada (ed.)
Mood Disorders Society of Canada (ed.)
Health Canada (ed.)
Statistics Canada (ed.)
Canadian Institute for Health Information (ed.)
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information on various mental health conditions, including statistical data.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662438876
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and gambling

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jane Burke
Publisher: 
Women's Addiction Foundation
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Defines gambling including attractions and consequences for women, the connection with substance misuse, and recovery. Explores the barriers to seeking help. Addresses possible solutions.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Gambling is growing, and so are the problems

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English
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Author: 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents statistics on gambling problems in Canada. Lists reasons why an individual might develop a problem with gambling. Provides guidelines that can be used to gamble safely. Discusses how to detect a gambling problem.

AVENTA Addiction Treatment for Women

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

Provides drug, alcohol and gambling addiction recovery services to women. Facilities offer residential, outpatient and long-term recovery services. Programs are based on the concept that addiction is a holistic illness and requires change in four areas: physical, emotional, social and spiritual.

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Primary Telephone: 
(403) 245-9050
Email Address: 
info@AVENTA.org
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Fax Number: 
(403) 245-9485
Street Address: 
2005 10th Avenue SW
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T3C 0K4

Personal financial strategies for the loved ones of problem gamblers

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English
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National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)
Publisher: 
National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Offers suggestions on ways to deal with the personal financial issues that may arise with problem gamblers. Provides information on signs and stages of problem gambling and the financial actions that should be taken to avoid bankruptcy. Additionally, provides guidelines on how to shift control of finances, establish a spending plan, and locate other available resources.

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ADDI.P47 2000
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