Category: Alcohol Policy

Alcohol | Alcohol Policy | COVID-19 | In the News

You Can Thank Heavy Drinkers for Liquor Stores Staying Open During the COVID-19 Pandemic

All Provincial Governments in Canada Have Designated Liquor Stores as Essential Services To close or not to close? Provincial governments across Canada have been faced with the difficult task of deeming some services as essential

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Alcohol Policy | Gambling | Motivation | Our Philosophy | Relapse Prevention

Avoiding ‘Triggers’ Is a Doomed Relapse Prevention Strategy

Rising costs. Falling revenues. It seems that the one thing that governments around the world have in common is an inability to balance their books. Here in Canada, legislators seem determined to raise revenues through

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Alcohol | Alcohol Policy | In the News | Prevention | Public Policy

The Many Harms Associated With Alcohol

In this article, Daniel Jordan, highlights the need for better alcohol prevention efforts that focus on accidental harm or alcohol-related violence.

Alcohol Policy | Exploring Addiction | Leading Experts | Public Policy

New Report on Alcohol Policy in British Columbia Shows Drinking on the Rise

By Daniel Jordan, General Manager A new report issued by the Provincial Health Officer, PRW Kendall, reveals some troubling statistics on drinking in British Columbia. Interestingly, this December 2008 report, Public Health Approach to Alcohol Policy:

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

Relapse and Fear For families with loved ones in recovery from addiction, the R-word is a very scary word. Family members typically fear relapse because they make sense of it as a disaster or failure

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