Substance Use/Abuse

Alcohol, teens and road safety: Emerging research, programs and priorities

Contents

I Introduction
II Harms
III Awareness Building
IV Policy Implications
V Going Forward
VI References
VII Resources

-- Submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario and Jayne Morrish, MA, Research Coordinator, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre, Parachute

Moving the yardstick – Is there a need for an alcohol control strategy for Ontario?

Contents

I Introduction
II Harms
III Signs of interest
IV Going forward
V Conclusion
VI References
VII Resources

--submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario

Workshop: Cannabis and Psychosis: Sharing Our Knowledge

Ottawa, Ontario
October 17, 2012

On behalf of the Schizophrenia Society of Canada, we would like to extend a special event invitation.

Please join us for an exciting knowledge exchange workshop in Ottawa on October 17, 2012. We will continue our efforts to share the outcomes of our current Cannabis and Psychosis research project, and to plan for future research and funding opportunities.

The workshop flyer (PDF) contains more information.

Alcohol Policy and FASD Prevention

I Introduction
II Role of public health
III Social marketing campaign
IV Resources

--submitted by Wendy McAllister, BSc, Manager, Best Start Resource Centre, Health Nexus, and Benjamin Rempel, MPH, health promotion field support specialist, Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Alcohol Policy in Ontario: The importance of on-going dialogue and discussions

Contents

I Introduction
II Alcohol: No ordinary commodity forum
III Summary
V Conclusion
VI References
VII Resources

--submitted by Ben Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario

Online Resources Related to Feature 723

Alcohol Policy Network’s online services are devoted to Canadian alcohol policy issues. The site includes information packs, laws and polices, resources, and a listserv: http://www.apolnet.ca.

Alcohol and Community-based Violence: A Systematic Review is available on the APN site at http://www.apolnet.ca/resources/pubs/rpt_Alcohol_and_Violence-2010.pdf.

From Evidence to Action: Reducing Harm from Alcohol and Community-based Violence

Contents

I Overview
II Introduction
III The Cost of Violence
IV Alcohol Consumption and Community-based Violence
V Presenting the Evidence
VI Policy Options for Prevention
VIII The Role of Public Health

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