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Press Releases

Supporting the mental health of young Albertans - May 12, 2022
Lethbridge police play key role in addiction treatment - March 18, 2022
Improving addiction treatment access in Medicine Hat - March 18, 2022
Toward an Alberta model of wellness - March 15, 2022
New recovery community to be built near Edmonton - March 9, 2022
Partnering to build Indigenous housing in Calgary - January 25, 2022
New homes, brighter futures in Fort Saskatchewan - January 19, 2022

Press Releases - Archives

Videos

Luna Child and Youth Advocacy Centre - Profile

Part 1 - Hope, Help and Healing
Part 2 - POST - Prenatal Outreach Support Team
Part 3 - AVIRT - Alberta Vulnerable Infant Response Team
Part 4 - The Child at Risk Response Team CARRT
Part 5 - Child Abuse Unit 'wraps around' victims of horrific crimes

Drug-Free Canada

PDFC Battle Won Ware Not Over

News Articles

Alcohol/FASD

Edmonton managed alcohol program touts success as Kwanlin Dün prepares own program
Increase in Alberta pandemic alcohol sales exceeds national average
Alcohol-related illness increases in Alberta since the start of the pandemic
No alcohol is good for your heart: World Heart Federation takes aim at alcohol industry claims that drinking has benefits

Drugs

Lethbridge police play key role in addiction treatment
Improving addiction treatment access in Medicine Hat
Toward an Alberta model of wellness
New recovery community to be built near Edmonton
Alberta Budget 2022: Province to provide $60 million more over three years on recovery services for people with addictions
Alberta in talks to open overdose prevention sites
Albertans lobby for harm reduction rethink as opioid crisis continues
Court of Appeal reserves decision on Alberta ID policy for supervised drug-use sites
Effects of cannabis can last hours or days longer than expected: U de M study
Alberta safe supply committee starts work
Pandemic, stigma a double barrier to health care for people who use substances, says public health expert

Mental Health/Trauma/Domestic Violence

Toward an Alberta model of wellness
Province steps in to break the cycle of child abuse in Central Alberta
A national mental health plan could benefit LGBTQ2S+ communities across Canada
Support for domestic abuse survivors ‘more challenging on every level’ in rural Alberta
Partnering to build Indigenous housing in Calgary
New homes, brighter futures in Fort Saskatchewan
LPS to join new provincial mental health response platform this spring
Ponoka mental health advocate’s story is spotlighted in national TV spots

Eating Disorders

Young women with eating disorders aren’t getting the help they need, study says
Deep brain stimulation could treat anorexia, Toronto study finds
Higher Rate of Alcohol-Related Problems Displayed by Women With Eating Disorders
Faster treatment for eating disorder patients aim of conference

Tobacco/Vaping

Opinion: It's time for Alberta to enact strict vaping rules — finally
Alberta reports first case of severe vaping-related lung illness
Vaping causes 'havoc' in the lungs, study with mice finds
University of Alberta program provides nicotine for trauma and surgery patients
One puff of a cigarette is enough to make you addicted, study finds
Use of smoking cessation drug may put people at higher risk for cardiovascular events
NEW RESEARCH: Anti-smoking drug Champix joins the fight against alcoholism
Pregnant and smoking? Study finds nearly half who quit resumed soon after childbirth
Smoking Is The Most Prevalent Addiction Worldwide, With 22.5% Of People Lighting Up
Here’s the Best Way to Get Someone to Quit Smoking
E-Cigarettes Are Gateway to Substance Abuse and Addiction