New report about Edmonton's street-involved youth
Report from AHS about risk behaviours of Edmonton's street involved youth
Addiction: What gets us hooked?
Some people have their lives destroyed by drugs or alcohol, while others can indulge and walk away. Now doctors are beginning to understand the reasons why.
Drink, drugs ... or soccer
Team gives homeless another recreation option — and a different approach to recovery.
Substance use and the workplace
In actual practice, clinicians, researchers and governments often view mental health and substance use as quite separate entities.
Cocaine smugglers adapt their ways
Traffickers get creative with contraband runs as they try to elude law enforcement agencies
Crack pipe pilot program sparks social media debate
Crack addicts in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside will soon be able to pick up free, clean crack pipes from their local health authority as part of the city’s harm-reduction strategy to curb the transmission of diseases through pipe sharing.
New marijuana dispensary proposed for Langley
The Langley Medical Marijuana Dispensary that was shut down by police will be revived under new management and a different “member-driven” structure.
New delivery model may aid First Nations health care
Doctors from Vancouver Island Health Authority travel to Alaska for insight
Many kids abuse controlled medications: Survey
More than one in five teens who get strong painkillers, stimulants or other controlled medications from their doctor take too much of the substances, according to a new survey of Michigan students.
Needle use rises among addicts
The number of needles being used by intravenous drug users in Kamloops has risen substantially in the last year, but crack cocaine is still the No. 1 choice among addicts.