Links

Websites

Sept 2014 Youth CoP

40 Assets:Well researched website based on resiliency studies

http://www.search-institute.org/content/40-developmental-assets-adolescents-ages-12-18

 

ADHD Rating Scale:Online ADHD rating scale created by Don Duncan

https://www.adhdratingscales.com/

 

Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.):  BC and Yukon Regional website

http://www.bcyukonaa.org

 

Association of BC First Nations Addictions Services:is an inter-agency network of residential/outpatient addictions programs operated by First Nations in the province of B.C. Currently, the Association has a membership of 10 programs located both in rural and urban settings

http://firstnationstreatment.org/

 

BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services:We provide a diverse range of provincial specialized one-of-a-kind mental health and substance use services; and provincial leadership for system-wide improvements through our work in health promotion & illness prevention, knowledge exchange, research and academic teaching.

http://www.bcmhsus.ca/

 

BC Residential Services:  D & A Residential Services in BC

http://www.canadadrugrehab.ca/BC/British-Columbia-Residential-Alcohol-Drug-Rehab-Programs.html

 

BC Outpatient Services:  D & A Outpatient Services in BC

http://www.canadadrugrehab.ca/BC/British-Columbia-Outpatient-Alcohol-Drug-Rehab-Programs.html

 

Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse (CCSA):The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse has a legislated mandate to provide national leadership and evidence-informed analysis and advice to mobilize collaborative efforts to reduce alcohol- and other drug-related harms.

http://www.ccsa.ca/Eng/Pages/default.aspx

 

Canadian Harm Reduction NetworkMeeting place for individuals and organizations dedicated to reducing the social, health and economic harms associated with drugs and drug policies.

http://www.canadianharmreduction.com/

 

Canadian Mental Health Association:  A guide to university and college for students with psychiatric disabilities

www.cmha.ca/youreducation

 

Catie:Source for HIV and Hepatitis C information

http://www.catie.ca/

 

CEIDA:Australian site focusing on D & A including advice for parents

http://www.ceida.net.au/

 

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:National (Ontario) and resource centre for Addictions and Mental Health issues

http://www.camh.net/education/Online_courses_webinars/mha101/index.html

 

Centre for Addictions Research of BC:  A network of individuals and groups dedicated to the study of substance use and addiction in support of community-wide efforts to promote health and reduce harm.

http://carbc.ca/

 

 

 

  • “Art of Motivation”– an MI related tool we developed initially for use by youth parole officers and have adapted for school professionals and others working to support young people

 

  • Alcohol screening tool and related handouts

http://www.carbc.ca/PublicationsResources/SelfHelpTreatment/AlcoholScreening.aspx

 

  • Various info sheets we’ve done for “Here to Help”

http://www.carbc.ca/PublicationsResources/HealthPromotion/HeretoHelp.aspx

 

  • A safer use related variety of resources:

http://www.carbc.ca/PublicationsResources/HealthPromotion/SaferUse.aspx

CDOI Information and measures

http://heartandsoulofchange.com/

 

Create your own jeopardy game:https://jeopardylabs.com/browse/

 

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute Inc (CRTI): Helping communities and organizations with issues of crisis and trauma. Access to resources, workshops and training.

http://www.ctrinstitute.com/

 

DASH BC:DASH is a non-profit society committed to making a significant contribution toward positively influencing the health and learning capacity of students in BC. Healthy students are better learners

http://dashbc.ca/

 

Drug Cocktails:  An interactive site that enables users to enter a prescription drug to find out how substances interact with it.

http://www.drugcocktails.ca

 

Drugs and the Brain:http://www.jellinek.nl/brain/index.html

 

Erowid:“Documenting the relationship between humans and psychoactive substances”

https://www.erowid.org/

 

Health Link BC: a resource which provides detailed information about how, and where, to find health services in B.C.

http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/find/?q=Mental+Health

 

Healthy Minds/Healthy Children:Alberta based sites and resource centre for child and youth Addictions and Mental Health issues.

http://www.hmhc.ca

 

Healthy Schools BC:Resources for creating a health school environment/classroom

http://www.healthyschoolsbc.ca/

 

 

Here to help (BC):CARBC supported information and resource centre for Addictions and Mental Health issues.

http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/

 

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre:BC based centre (Children’s Hospital) for children, youth and families experiencing mental health concerns.  A growing capacity for professional linkage and addictions issues – services include monthly Pinwheel Mental Health Presentation Education Seriesfor professionals.

http://www.keltymentalhealth.ca

 

  • Pinwheel Educational Series – free, monthly education events

http://keltymentalhealth.ca/pinwheel

 

McCreary Centre Society:Conducts research on BC youth populations

http://www.mcs.bc.ca/

 

Mike and Vicki (E: Nothing’s free): Free resource to start a conversation with young people about a variety of different topics, including substances.

http://www.mikeandvicki.ca/

 

Mindcheck:  Mindcheck offers information for both mental health and substance use as well as online screening for each.

http://www.Mindcheck.ca

 

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS): Website focusing on the use therapeutic use of Hallucinogens

www.maps.org

 

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): Site regarding drug abuse and education.

http://www.drugabuse.gov/

 

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens (NIDA): Site helps educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse.

http://teens.drugabuse.gov/

 

Odin Books: Mental Health and Educational Resources: http://www.odinbooks.ca/index.php?page=browseitems&itemTypeId=2

 

Options for Sexual Health (Opt):Sexual health services and support

https://www.optionsforsexualhealth.org/education/education-programs

 

Open Mind BC: resource for physicians, parents, teachers, and youth to learn more about the support services that are available in British Columbia and across Canada.

http://openmindbc.ca/

 

Psychosis Sucks:promotes early detection, educates about psychosis and provides direction for seeking help

http://www.psychosissucks.ca/

 

SexualityandU:

http://www.sexualityandu.ca/

 

The FORCE Society (presentation series for parents “in the know”):On line BC based support and interactive education and support services for families experiencing youth concurrent disorder concerns.

http://www.forcesociety.com/

 

The Science of Addiction: Genetics and the Brain:http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/addiction/

 

  • Drugs of Abuse – Drugs and their effect on the body (interactive)

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/addiction/abuse/

 

  • Meth Mouse – how meth affects dopamine systems (interactive)

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/addiction/methmouse/

 

 

Trauma (TIP Guide):Guide for trauma-informed practice

http://bccewh.bc.ca/publications-resources/documents/TIP-Guide-May2013.pdf

 

Youth in BC:   Online service for youth, offering online chat support from noon to 1am

http://youthinbc.com/

 

 

Youtube Videos:

Finding Hope – FASD

http://findinghope.knowledge.ca/home.html

 

Brain Development and Addiction – Gabor Mate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpHiFqXCYKc

 

Harm Reduction – Gabor Mate
http://www.drcrackhead.com/dch/the-issues.html

 

EyeBall Experiment – Xperiment.ca (Interactive)
http://www.xperiment.ca/index_en.html

 

Bath Salts Information
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxR4PqPlgzQ

 

Pinky and the Brain – Brainstem
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snO68aJTOpM

 

Neurotransmitter Synapse 3D Animation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90cj4NX87Yk

 

Addiction and the Brain
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukFjH9odsXw

 

MI Introduction and Summary – 15mins
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPd1aLOfwF4

 

Paul Burke – MI intro
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-lofMZi1JM

 

MI Role Plays based on the Stages of Change
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcu8oqHIsbc

 

Paul Burke – Reflective Listening Skills
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZ-IH-V7oJ4

 

Alli and Alli – Motivational Interviewing Readiness Ruler
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9nHS4dyhKk

 

MI Introduction with William Miller – 2 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udWnupvMee4

 

MI Introduction – 17 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3MCJZ7OGRk

 

How Not to do MI – 3 min (demonstration)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kN7T-cmb_l0

 

How to do MI – 3 min (demonstration)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RXy8Li3ZaE