Sept 2014 Youth CoP
40 Assets:Well researched website based on resiliency studies
ADHD Rating Scale:Online ADHD rating scale created by Don Duncan
Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.): BC and Yukon Regional website
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
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.
BC Residential Services: D & A Residential Services in BC
BC Outpatient Services: D & A Outpatient Services in BC
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.
Canadian Harm Reduction Network: Meeting place for individuals and organizations dedicated to reducing the social, health and economic harms associated with drugs and drug policies.
Canadian Mental Health Association: A guide to university and college for students with psychiatric disabilities
Catie:Source for HIV and Hepatitis C information
CEIDA:Australian site focusing on D & A including advice for parents
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:National (Ontario) and resource centre for Addictions and Mental Health issues
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.
- School policy related work that may be helpful in supporting schools in using more helpful approaches to supporting young people. http://www.carbc.ca/KnowledgeinPractice/HelpingSchools/SchoolPolicy.aspx
- “iMinds” learning resourcesfor grades 4-10 (at a minimum it may be helpful for those on the call to be familiar with these so that they can share them with educators) (online at: http://www.carbc.ca/PublicationsResources/Education/iMinds.aspx)
- “Drugs and Driving”learning resources and the “Good to Go”app (resources that could be used in gr. 10 classrooms and also adaptable to other contexts) (www.drugsanddriving.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
- Various info sheets we’ve done for “Here to Help”
- A safer use related variety of resources:
CDOI Information and measures
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.
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
Drug Cocktails: An interactive site that enables users to enter a prescription drug to find out how substances interact with it.
Drugs and the Brain:http://www.jellinek.nl/brain/index.html
Erowid:“Documenting the relationship between humans and psychoactive substances”
Health Link BC: a resource which provides detailed information about how, and where, to find health services in B.C.
Healthy Minds/Healthy Children:Alberta based sites and resource centre for child and youth Addictions and Mental Health issues.
Healthy Schools BC:Resources for creating a health school environment/classroom
- Substance Use programs:http://www.healthyschoolsbc.ca/category/13/substance-use
Here to help (BC):CARBC supported information and resource centre for Addictions and Mental Health issues.
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.
- Pinwheel Educational Series – free, monthly education events
McCreary Centre Society:Conducts research on BC youth populations
Mike and Vicki (E: Nothing’s free): Free resource to start a conversation with young people about a variety of different topics, including substances.
Mindcheck: Mindcheck offers information for both mental health and substance use as well as online screening for each.
Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS): Website focusing on the use therapeutic use of Hallucinogens
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): Site regarding drug abuse and education.
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.
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
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.
Psychosis Sucks:promotes early detection, educates about psychosis and provides direction for seeking help
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.
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)
- Meth Mouse – how meth affects dopamine systems (interactive)
- Mouse Party – Look at brains of mice on drugs (interactive)
Trauma (TIP Guide):Guide for trauma-informed practice
Youth in BC: Online service for youth, offering online chat support from noon to 1am
Finding Hope – FASD
Brain Development and Addiction – Gabor Mate
Harm Reduction – Gabor Mate
EyeBall Experiment – Xperiment.ca (Interactive)
Bath Salts Information
Pinky and the Brain – Brainstem
Neurotransmitter Synapse 3D Animation
Addiction and the Brain
MI Introduction and Summary – 15mins
Paul Burke – MI intro
MI Role Plays based on the Stages of Change
Paul Burke – Reflective Listening Skills
Alli and Alli – Motivational Interviewing Readiness Ruler
MI Introduction with William Miller – 2 min
MI Introduction – 17 min
How Not to do MI – 3 min (demonstration)
How to do MI – 3 min (demonstration)