Talking About Substance Use

Posted May 27, 2020

How to Talk About Addiction: When a friend has a drinking or drug problem
Hazelden Betty Ford, May 17, 2019
https://www.hazeldenbettyford.org/articles/what-can-i-say-to-get-you-to-stop

Cannabis Talk Kit: know how to talk with your teen, 2nd edition
Drug Free Kids Canada
https://www.drugfreekidscanada.org/wp-content/uploads/pdf/Cannabis-Talk-Kit_EN.pdf
practice resources: https://www.drugfreekidscanada.org/practice-kids/

Cannabis Communication Guide for Youth Allies.
Fleming, K., & McKiernan, A. (2018). Ottawa, Ont.: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction.
https://www.ccsa.ca/sites/default/files/2019-03/CCSA-Cannabis-Communication-Guide-2018-en_0.pdf

Overcoming Stigma Through Language: A Primer
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, Community Addictions
Peer Support Association, 2019
https://www.ccsa.ca/sites/default/files/2019-09/CCSA-Language-and-Stigma-in-Substance-Use-Addiction-Guide-2019-en.pdf

Conversation starters
SAMHSA
https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/tay-conversation-starters.pdf
https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/samhsa_families_conversation_guide_final508.pdf

Talking About and Spotting Substance Abuse
CAMH
https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/guides-and-publications/talking-about-and-spotting-substance-abuse

 

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