Use of Crystal Meth by Street Youth Increases Risk of Injecting Drugs


According to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), use of crystal methamphetamine by street youth is associated with increased risk of injecting drugs.

Participants of the study reported injecting for the first time with other people present, including friends (57%), family members (13%) and acquaintances (10%).


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Federal Programs Related to - Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other

Programs that provide preventive, diagnostic and treatment services as well as transitional support for people who have a physical and/or psychological dependency on tobacco, alcohol and/or other drugs or who suffer from acute or chronic mental or emotional disturbances or are having problems coping with daily living.

Federal Programs Related to - Substance Abuse

Programs that provide preventive, diagnostic and inpatient, outpatient and residential treatment services as well as transitional support for people who have a physical and/or psychological dependency on tobacco, alcohol and/or other drugs. Addictions; Alcohol Rehabilitation; Alcoholism; Alcohol-Related Triage; Chemical Abuse; Chemical Dependency; Drug Addiction; Drug Habit; Drug Rehabilitation; Drug-Related Triage; Maintenance Treatment; Medication Abuse; Narcotic Habit; Perinatal Alcohol Treatment; Perinatal Drug Treatment; Perinatal Substance Abuse Treatment; Public Inebriate Transportation; Substance Abuse Rehabilitation




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A Billion Reasons Why Social Enterprise Isn’t Played Out Yet


A Billion Reasons Why Social Enterprise Isn’t Played Out Yet

There are signs that the social enterprise sector is going to be one of the biggest games in the coming decade, but tech giants such as Google, Microsoft, SalesForce and Oracle still have yet to tap into this kind of market.




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