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  1. Learn About Alcohol

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    PDF Version Alcohol is a psychoactive (mind-altering) drug that affects the way we think and behave. It is a depressant that slows down our heart rate, breathing, thoughts and actions. ...

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  2. A Safe Night Out

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      English PDF | More Info Sheets While the safest option may be to avoid both drinking and going to places where alcohol is served, there are ways to have a safe night out that involves alcohol. Planning to drink moderately is one step toward a safer nigh ...

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  3. Hosting a Teen Party

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      English PDF | More Info Sheets Different families have different attitudes about teens and alcohol. Some parents prefer that their teen never use alcohol, even in adulthood. Other parents allow their children to drink small amounts as part of family tra ...

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  4. Visions- Alcohol

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    PDF | Vol. 2, No. 9 (2006) Alcohol is one of our society's most accepted drugs, and yet its influences can be devastating. This edition of Visions looks at alcohol use and its personal, social and economic impacts and its effects on mental and physic ...

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  5. Beyond Cleaning Up Your Own Barf

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    Giving my head a shake: A couple of weeks ago a friend I met at my workplace returned from a trip with a small gift for me. She said the item reminded her of our work so much that she couldn’t resist buying it. She held out her hand to display a small, si ...

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  6. Shifting the Focus

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    It’s no secret that risky drinking by university students is a major concern for public health. According to the 2004 Canadian Campus Survey, 32% of undergraduates in Canada reported harmful patterns of drinking. 1 ...

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  7. Depression, Anxiety, Alcohol and Other Drugs

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    Download PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Part of the essence of being human is experiencing moods (e.g., anxious or depressed) and fluctuations in mood over the course of our lifetime. ...

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  8. Health promotion and alcohol in the campus community

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    Download the document PDF (178 Kb) A significant challenge to health promotion around alcohol use in a postsecondary context is the cultural status that heavy drinking episodes have acquired as an accepted rite of passage marking transition into more inde ...

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  9. Drinking Guidelines: Supporting health and life

      English PDF | More Info Sheets Coast to coast to coast, Canada now has one set of recommendations to help people make decisions about alcohol. ...

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  10. Evidence-Based Treatments for Alcohol Problems

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    Brief Interventions Julian M. Somers MSc, PhD, RPsych Reprinted from "Self-Management" issue of Visions Journal, 2003, 1 (18), pp. 29-30 Problems involving alcohol are common, and take on a variety of forms. Numerous interventions for alcohol pr ...

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