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  1. 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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  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. 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. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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