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Evidence-Based Treatments for Alcohol Use Disorder

By: Sylvina Raver, Ph.D.

Alcohol use disorder, or AUD, is a medical diagnosis given to people who seriously struggle to control their drinking. Approximately 7.2% of American adults suffer from AUD… 1,283 more words


Medication Assisted Treatment Can be Key Piece in Treating Alcoholism

In recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month, founded by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence in 1987, Gateway Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers aim to increase public awareness and understanding of alcoholism and the alcohol treatment options available for individuals and families who may need help. 206 more words

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Thinking about Drinking

By Jamie Lynn Page, National Youth Advisory Committee (NYAC) member

You’re an adult now. You’ve graduated high school and are entering college or university, you’re at (or close to) the legal age in your province, and you may be living in a dorm with roommates! 563 more words


Selling Alcohol in Grocery Stores: Hidden Risks and Alternative Options

 By Dr. Norman Giesbrecht, Senior Scientist Emeritus, Public Health and Regulatory Policy Section

In the last few days we have heard about plans to permit the sale of beer and wine in grocery stores in Ontario. 567 more words


MSc Research Proposal: Does Intensity of Alcohol Hangover Symptoms Serve as a Marker for Future Development of Alcohol Use Disorders?


Alcohol hangover, according to Verster et al. (2010) may be defined as adverse effects experienced after a night of alcohol consumption, once a sufficient amount of time has passed for the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to fall considerably until it approaches zero. 5,469 more words


Treating Alcohol Use Disorder

By Dr. Bernard Le Foll, Head of the Alcohol Research and Treatment Clinic at CAMH

Canada is a country that both enjoys alcohol, but is also fairly responsible about its education, sale and distribution to the public. 579 more words

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Democratising Mental Health

PRIME is a program to generate world class researches on the implementation and scaling up of treatment programs for priority mental disorders in primary health care centers in the low income group countries. 109 more words