Learn CAMH Library: Words Matter—Research resources for Addictions Awareness Week 2017

Published on November 16th, 2017 | from CAMH Education

CAMH Library: Words Matter—Research resources for Addictions Awareness Week 2017

By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library

National Addiction Awareness Week highlights issues and solutions to help address alcohol- and other drug-related harm and provides an opportunity for Canadians to learn about prevention, talk about treatment and recovery, and to bring forward solutions for change. The 2017 theme is WORDS MATTER and how language that perpetuate harmful stereotypes and act as a barrier to seeking help. See below for recent research and resources.

Engaging Clients Who Uses Substances
From the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario

LGBTQ People, Drug Use and Harm Reduction
From Rainbow Health Ontario

Pregnancy, Alcohol and Trauma-Informed Practice: Information for Service Providers
From the Centre for Excellence for Women’s Health

Respectful Language and Stigma: Regarding People Who Use Substances
From the Provincial Health Services Authority, BC Centre for Disease Control and TowardTheHeart.com 

 

 

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