Take action! Support our policy agenda Investing in recovery support services will reap the economic benefits of long-term recovery, reduce the burden on the criminal justice and child welfare systems,…

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This blog had a prompt. Reading John Steinbeck’s “Grapes of Wrath” is a wonderful experience, to be repeated. The narrative about the Depression, caravans to California, and the description of…

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Once upon a time there existed two organizations pledged to offer hope and help to individuals and families affected by alcohol and other drug problems. The first, which we shall…

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Oppression involves objectification and rendering the targeted person or group as the ‘other.” That distinctive “otherness” is then conveyed in caricatured images that feed stigma, social exclusion, and, in its…

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About 275 million people worldwide, which is roughly 5.6 per cent of the global population aged 15–64 years, used drugs at least once during 2016. Some 31 million of people…

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