Resources and Links
Where's the Party? A Guide for Safer Partying: A guide developed for youth that provides information for party planner and party -goers. It is important to party safe, so plan ahead and be prepared.
How Will Your Party End? Tips for Safer Partying: Party Safe, Plan and be Prepared : a useful fact sheet for youth on safer partying and a diagram of how to put someone in the recovery position in an emergency.
Tobacco, Alcohol and Marijuana: A booklet for youth on facts about various drugs.
How to Talk with Your Parents about Drugs: pamphlet with tips on how to start an important conversation, whether you're experimenting with drugs or not.
What is your Alcohol IQ?: a true/false questionnaire to test your knowledge about alcohol (with answers on the reverse side)
Substance Abuse Prevention: A Health Resources for Schools: substance abuse prevention resources/links for teachers of grades K-12
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH): a source for innovative research, education, health promotion, and policy development regarding addictions and mental health www.camh.net 416-535-8501
Parent Action on drugs (PAD): What's With Weed promotion plus other resources to help youth make informed decisions about drugs www.parentactionondrugs.org 416-395-4970
Addiction Services of York Region (ASYR): provides addiction assessment, and treatment and counselling for individuals over 12 years of age, couples and families www.asyr.ca 905-841-7007
Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment (DART): a province-wide free information and referral service on alcohol and drug treatment services www.dart.on.ca 1-800-565-8603
Community Help for Alcohol and Drugs: a list of community places for those looking for help in languages other than English
Chinese Farsi Hindi Russian Urdu
Additional links for agencies that deal with substance use education, supports, and treatments.
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