7 record(s) found with the tag "substance abuse" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Enhancing Youth-Focused, Evidence-Informed Treatment Practices through Cross-Sectoral Collaboration
Principal Investigator: Henderson, Joanna L
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The overall objectives of this national project are: 1) to provide training in the use of a youth screening tool for mental health and substance use concerns to service providers from agencies who have agreed to all use the same screening tool; 2) to understand the impact of training and project participation on service providers; and, 3) to better understand youth mental health and substance use ...


NOT ISSUED -Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Effect: Following of Northern Infants at Risk
Principal Investigator: Godel, John
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: This study was originally planned to be carried out in 1994 as a follow-up to the Northern Infant Nutrition Study (NINS) in the Inuvik Zone. Letters were sent to all communities at this time regarding this research. Communities should have now received a letter to indicate that this study is now being conducted in 1996/97. This study will involve the assessment of elementary school children with...


The Potential for FAS/FES Prevention in the Inuvik Community
Principal Investigator: Hainstock, Beverly
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: Data collection methods will include an Internet literature search, a review of materials from previous workshops, and a questionnaire for both professional persons and organizations and the general population. Information will be used to produce a plain language report and a pamphlet in Gwich'in, Inuvialuit and English. This information will be presented at a community meeting where possible pl...


Solvent Abuse Prevention Program
Principal Investigator: Sweeney, Sharon
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: Data collection includes questionnaires to businesses, schools and law enforcement and medical personnel within the Town of Inuvik. The questions will focus on community organizations and agencies knowledge of solvent abuse in the community. Once the information is gathered, an evaluation of the knowledge of solvent abuse will show what the strengths and weaknesses are and will give recommendati...


Evaluation of Treatment for Inuit Substance Abusers
Principal Investigator: Brown, Thomas
Licenced Year(s): 1995 1994
Summary: The researcher will explore how non-medical community based Inuit substance abuse treatment programs in Iqaluit and Kuujjuaq both promote and maintain recovery. The researcher will develop, test the feasibility of and translate an assessment instrument. This study will be the first stage of an ongoing research project. In the second stage of this research project, the researcher proposes to eva...


Analysis of a community-initiated alcohol program in Cape Dorset
Principal Investigator: Callaway, Michelle L.
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The researcher will interview people of Cape Dorset who initiated a community-based health program that addresses alcohol abuse. The information collected will summarize the Inuit's perspectives on what they believe to be effective features of the program which help to address the problem of alcohol abuse in their community. Participants will be provided with the opportunity to comment on all st...


Development of a Native Cultural Component for the Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Problems in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Martel, Pat
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: The research will be based at Hay River and conducted over a 4-month period in 1992 in order to provide a working draft of the Native cultural component of the Hay River Reserve Treatment Centre for the training of Centre Staff. Seven elders from designated communities in the South Slave region will be employed as the primary resource for development and organization of information with regard to...


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