Substance Use/Abuse

Alcohol marketing in Ontario: a summary

Contents

I Introduction
II The impact of alcohol marketing
III Regulating alcohol marketing
IV Federal regulation of alcohol marketing
V Provincial regulation of alcohol marketing
VI Local regulations
VII Recommendations to support public health
VIII Recommendations for local action
IX Future areas of research to support public health
X Conclusion

A Summary of Municipal Alcohol Policies and Public Health: A Primer

Contents
 
I Background
II Current landscape: municipal alcohol policies in Ontario
III An eight step model for municipal alcohol policy development
IV Conclusion
V Resources
VI References

-- Submitted by Shawn Prasad, Practicum Student, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario, and Jason LeMar, Health Promotion Consultant, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario

I Background

A Provincial Scan of Municipal Alcohol Policies – Quantitative Results

Contents

I Introduction
II Methods
III Results
IV Discussion
V Conclusion
VI Resources
VII References

-- Submitted by Jason LeMar, Health Promotion Consultant – Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario and Gobinaa Manoharan, Product Development Advisor, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario (former)

Community Health Centres: Agents of Care, Agents of Change

Ottawa, Ontario
September 16-18, 2015
 
Plenary Session in Focus: Triple Aim in Healthcare
September 18, 2015
 
Triple Aim is a framework developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) that describes an approach to optimizing health system performance, with emphasis on three dimensions: improving the patient experience of care (including quality and satisfaction); improving the health of populations; and reducing the per capita cost of health care.

Standard Alcohol Labels

Contents

I Introduction
II Effectiveness of standard alcohol labels
III Current standard alcohol labelling policies internationally
IV Current Canadian research on standard alcohol labels
V Conclusion
VII References
VIII Resources

--Submitted by Jason LeMar, Health Promotion Consultant – Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

A Provincial Scan of Municipal Alcohol Policies

Contents

I Introduction
II Methods
III Results
IV Discussion
V Conclusion
VI Resources
VII References

--Submitted by Gobinaa Manoharan, Product Development Advisor, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario and Jason LeMar, Health Promotion Consultant – Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

Parenting, Child Development, and Substance Abuse

Contents

I Introduction
II Parenting style
III Love hormone
IV Being interested in your teenager’s life; Child Welfare system
V Parents’ substance use impacts teens
VI Conclusion and key learnings
VII Resources
VIII References

--Submitted by Seher Shafiq, Parent Action on Drugs

I Introduction

Conference - Mental Health and Substance Use Forum for Schools, Colleges & Universities

Toronto, Ontario
June 4&5, 2014

Enhance student well-being and safety. Identify co-occurring substance use and mental health problems

Early detection of mental health illness is crucial in preventing substance use and mental health problems from continuing into adulthood. Improve your understanding of concurrent disorders to transform your school's culture and improve student mental well-being.

New Prom-Related Resources for Parents from Parent Action on Drugs

Parent Action on Drugs has updated the Parent Action Pack website with a new set of prom-related resources for parents.

Resources include:

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