Alcohol Misuse

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Although most Canadians who drink alcohol do so in moderation, for others alcohol misuse is a significant problem.

Articles and Publications


Finding Quality Addiction Care in Canada Drug and Alcohol Treatment Guide

Category: Patient / Practitioner / Alcohol Consumption / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools / Introduction / What can I do / Where can I get help
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Resources


Additional resources with links about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

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Alcohol and cancer: tips on cutting down

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Various links

Alcohol and cancer: understanding the risk

Category : Patient / Alcohol Misuse / Introduction
Health effects of alcohol

Alcohol general information

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General information

Alcohol help center

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Please contact your provincial or territorial helpline for information on available treatment services.

Blood alcohol calculator

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Assessment of alcohol consumption

Canada's low risk drinking guidelines

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General information

Canada's low-risk drinking guidelines

Category : Patient / Alcohol Misuse / Introduction
General information

Check your drinking: survey

Category : Patient / Alcohol Misuse / Introduction
Assessment of alcohol consumption

Dealing with drinking

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Dealing with alcohol

Effects of partying and getting drunk

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Various links

Evaluate your alcohol consumption

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General information

Evaluate your alcohol consumption

Category : Patient / Alcohol Misuse / Introduction
Assessment of alcohol consumption

Frequently asked questions about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

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Fetal alcohol

Guidelines on youth substance abuse prevention: family skills program

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General information

Heart health and alcohol consumption

Category : Patient / Alcohol Misuse / Introduction
Health effects of alcohol

How drinking alcohol can effect your ability to quit smoking

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Various links

How to protect your liver if you drink alcohol

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Various links

Information about alcohol and diabetes

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Health effects of alcohol

Information on alcohol, pregnancy and risks of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

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Various links

Information on fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol effects

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Fetal alcohol

Information on the short and long term effects of alcohol

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General information

Liver disease and alcohol

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Various links

National alcohol strategy

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Various links

National native alcohol and drug abuse program

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Resources for Aboriginal Peoples

National native alcohol and drug abuse program: treatment centres

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Resources for Aboriginal Peoples

Online alcohol support group

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Various links

Resources on alcohol

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Provides information on alcohol consumption

Risks of problem drinking

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The effects of alcohol on your health

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Problematic Alcohol Use

The links between alcohol use and elder abuse

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Various links

Tips for reducing your risks from the effects of alcohol

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General information

Women and alcohol consumption

Category : Patient / Alcohol Misuse / Introduction
Various links

Documents


Alcohol and the liver: information on alcohol consumption and liver function

Category : Patient / Alcohol Misuse / Introduction
Health effects of alcohol

Finding Quality Addiction Care in Canada Drug and Alcohol Treatment Guide

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Alcohol Consumption / Introduction / What can I do / Where can I get help
Like other chronic health conditions, addiction requires care and support, so it is critical that you seek help from a professional with skills and expertise in treating addiction.

Guide to address problematic substance use that impacts the workplace

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Various links

Inuit health: how does alcohol affect a teenager's brain

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Information for Aboriginal Peoples

Non-Medical Cannabis Resource: Ontario

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It is important to provide a safe, non-judgmental environment that allows for open dialogue. Counsel patients that use non-medical cannabis on harm reduction techniques and potential risk factors.

Photo story about problem drinking

Category : Patient / Alcohol Misuse / Introduction
General information

Photo story about problem drinking

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Various links

Reducing the risk of problems

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Information for Aboriginal Peoples

Tips on alcohol consumption for diabetics

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Various links

Types of alcohol problems

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Information for Aboriginal Peoples