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Working Through and With Addiction

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A companion to our more memoir-focused list, Dealing With Demons, this list is filled with books to help both addicts and those close to them to understand and overcome problem behaviours.
Addiction

Addiction

An Information Guide
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback

This concise and easy-to-read guide, written by professional counsellors, provides a basic understanding of addiction, its effects and treatment for people with substance use problems and their families.

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Improving Our Response to Older Adults with Substance Use, Mental Health and Gambling Problems

Improving Our Response to Older Adults with Substance Use, Mental Health and Gambling Problems

A Guide for Supervisors, Managers and Clinical Staff
foreword by Benoit Mulsant
edition:Paperback

Part of the CAMH Healthy Aging Project, Improving Our Response provides the information, tools and guidance that service providers need to work more effectively with older adults who may have substance use, mental health or gambling problems. With a foreword by geriatric psychiatrist Benoit Mulsant.

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Substance Use, Concurrent Disorders, and Gambling Problems in Ontario

Substance Use, Concurrent Disorders, and Gambling Problems in Ontario

A Guide for Helping Professionals
prepared for publication by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health
edition:Paperback

A revision of the popular resource, Alcohol and Drug Treatment in Ontario, this book is a valuable resource for health and social service providers who are not specialists in addiction or mental health issues, but who would like to talk about these issues with clients.

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Partying and Getting Drunk

Partying and Getting Drunk

Smashed, loaded, hammered, wasted
prepared for publication by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health
edition:Paperback

Drinking to get drunk is common among young people. This youth targeted brochure outlines the risks of this kind of drinking. It also offers tips on how to be safer when drinking, on recognizing the signs of alcohol poisoning and on caring for people who are severely intoxicated.

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Evaluate Your Drinking

Evaluate Your Drinking

prepared for publication by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health
edition:Paperback

This brochure contains a simple test that allows people to find out how their drinking compares to that of other Canadians. It also presents the choices they might want to make about their drinking based on that comparison.

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When a parent drinks too much alcohol… What kids want to know

When a parent drinks too much alcohol… What kids want to know

prepared for publication by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health
edition:Paperback

When a parent has a problem with alcohol, children’s questions can be especially difficult to answer. This brochure will prepare parents and other adults to take the first step in talking to children about this kind of problem.

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DrinkWise

DrinkWise

How to Quit Drinking or Cut Down
edition:Paperback

DrinkWise offers a step-by-step program to effectively cut down or quit drinking, by teaching people to identify the situations and feelings that trigger heavy drinking.

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Alcohol & Drug Problems

Alcohol & Drug Problems

A Practical Guide for Counsellors
edition:Paperback

Alcohol & Drug Problems gives insight into the full range of issues surrounding these problems and practical guidance on counselling techniques. Written by more than 50 practicing professionals in social work, psychology, law and medicine, this comprehensive guide draws on up-to-date research findings, clinical experience and case studies. Topics covered include assessment and treatment planning, drug testing, legal and ethical issues, harm reduction, concurrent disorders, relapse prevention, pr …

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