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  1. Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  2. Addiction and Control
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Prisons are very profitable. There are private prisons nowadays. The people that own them have, as their mission, first and foremost, the making of money. They need as many people as possible in prison to maximize their profits. They also need to spend as little as possible on the inmates and staff. Thus, America has over 2.3 million people incarcerated; more than any other country.
  3. Addiction and Control
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Prisons are very profitable. There are private prisons nowadays. The people that own them have, as their mission, first and foremost, the making of money. They need as many people as possible in prison to maximize their profits. They also need to spend as little as possible on the inmates and staff. Thus, America has over 2.3 million people incarcerated; more than any other country.
  4. Addiction and Mental Illness... The Stakes are High but the Opportunity is Great
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    This week's release of the ground-breaking study 'Opening Eyes, Opening Minds: The Ontario Burden of Mental Illness and Addictions Report' provides a shocking perspective on the impact that mental illness and addiction has on the health and liv
  5. American Wasteland
    The Most Urgent Challenge for America is Its Poorly Hidden Mental Health Crisis

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    Hearing the phrase "mental health crisis," one may think of the epidemic of mass shootings plaguing the country since the Reagan era. Or, images may erupt of home grown terrorist attacks or the plunge toward right-wing extremism in contemporary politics. Yet, suicide outranks both homicides and car accidents as the number one killer of our fellow citizens.
  6. Bellwood Health Services Inc.
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  7. Bellwood Launches New Dynamic Addiction Resource Web Site
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    Bellwood Health Services is pleased to announce the launching of its new interactive website, designed to help users learn about addiction and find treatment and support resources.
  8. Betrayal of Trust
    The Collapse of Global Public Health

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
    The story of recent failings of public health systems across the globe.
  9. The Brain That Changes Itself
    Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
    Doidge explains neuroplasticity and shows that the brain is not a collection of specialized parts but a dynamic organ and can rewire and rearrange itself as the need arises.
  10. B.C. Human Rights Coalition
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    Resource Type: Organization
  11. Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  12. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 1, Number 2 - July 1976

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1976
  13. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 2, Number 3 - September 1977

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  14. Canadian Psychiatric Association
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  15. Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  16. Connexions
    Volume 3, Number 5 - September 1978

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1978
  17. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 2 - Issue 48 - Winter 1988-89 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  18. Connexions Digest
    Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1992
  19. The Drugs Myth
    Why the Drug Wars Must Stop

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    Coleman presents medical evidence that the most dangerous and life-threatening drugs are legal, while the banned drugs are comparatively harmless.
  20. From Heroin To Methadone To Abstinence -- New Treatment Program Helps Individuals Seeking A Complete Recovery
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Bellwood Health Services offers a treatment program that provides an alternative for individuals dependent on methadone.
  21. In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2008
    Gabor Mate looks at the epidemic of addictions in our society, tells us why we are so prone to them, and outlines what he thinks is needed to liberate ourselves from their hold on our emotions and behaviours.
  22. Men's Work
    How to Stop the Violence that Tears Our Lives Apart

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    Helps men understand the spectrum of male violence and contains helpful exercises so they can make alternatives to violence.
  23. Non-Smokers' Rights Association
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  24. Online Video Gaming - When Does It Become A Health Hazard?
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    The recent launch of the popular gaming television series, Pure Pwnage, reflects a growing interest and devotion to gaming culture which healthcare professionals find worrisome. Obsessive preoccupation with gaming is a growing health concern.
  25. Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and Addiction Programs
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    Resource Type: Organization
  26. St. Joseph's Health Centre -- Toronto
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  27. The Seventh Fire
    The Struggle for Aboriginal Government

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    Describes the struggles of aboriginal people to run their own affairs.
  28. Simon Fraser University
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  29. Understanding Addiction is the First Step Towards Recovery
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    The goal of National Addiction Awareness Week is to de-stigmatize addiction, promote the fact that addiction is a treatable health issue, and spread the message that recovery from substance abuse and other addictive behaviours is possible.
  30. The War at Home
    An Intimate Portrait of Canada's Poor

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
  31. World evil with its roots in the North
    Resource Type: Article
    Good drugs and bad drugs: the evolution of drugs and government, and implications for those suffering as a result of unfair trade policy.

Experts on Addiction in the Sources Directory

  1. Simon Fraser University

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