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  1. A Safe Night Out

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   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 ...

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  2. Alcohol and Other Drug Use Among BC Students

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    Alcohol and other drug use by young people is a frequent concern among adults. Most people know someone who has suffered problems from misuse of alcohol or other drugs. They worry that any use during the teen years will lead to addiction. ...

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  3. Alcohol on Campus

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    The Student Life Education Company promotes healthy decisions on the use or non-use of alcohol and on other health issues. We do this by increasing awareness, challenging unhealthy attitudes and providing students and student advisors with training and re ...

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  4. Alcohol Treatments

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    What does the evidence tell us? Chantele Joordens, MSc Reprinted from "Treatments: What Works?" issue of Visions Journal, 2015, 11 (1), pp. 23-25 A journal article by leading researchers on alcohol and public health estimates that 4% of the worl ...

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  5. Depression, Anxiety, Alcohol and Other Drugs

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    PDF Version PDF | More info sheets Changes in our mood and anxiety levels are part of life. We want to feel well often, with a good mood and no anxiety. It's also normal to feel down or low after a disappointment, loss, frustration, or difficult day. ...

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  6. Drinking Guidelines: Supporting health and life

      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research and BC Centre for Excellence for Women's Health Coast to coast to coast, Canada now has one set of recommendations to help people make decisions about alcohol. ...

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  7. 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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  8. Health promotion and alcohol in the campus community

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      PDF Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   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 markin ...

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  9. Hosting a Teen Party

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   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 child ...

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  10. How do I know if I’m drinking too much?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Author: Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research   Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental hea ...

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