This CARBC research bulletin addresses the concept of cultural safety which has been used to guide nursing practice in ways that counteract the problems of stigma, discrimination and inequitable access to care, particularly when working with Indigenous peoples.
Managed Alcohol Programs (MAPs) provide regulated doses of alcohol to residents in supportive accommodation to address seemingly intractable health and social problems experienced by people with alcohol dependence, use of non-beverage alcohol and unstable housing.
This bulletin reports on the current state of alcohol policy in British Columbia from a public health and safety perspective using results from a comprehensive national study.
MMT is recognized internationally as among the most efficacious treatments for illegal opioid dependence. Its effectiveness is optimized by a comprehensive approach to health service delivery. BC has significantly increased the number of MMT patients since the 1990s, so it was appropriate to undertake a review to determine where improvements can be made and to ensure treatment successes and client satisfaction.
This report briefly summarizes the current state of alcohol policy in Alberta from a public health and safety perspective based on a comprehensive national study.
In September 2013, MADD Canada conducted an opinion poll asking people across BC their thoughts on changes to the BC Liquor Laws. Results suggest British Columbians support changes to the BC Liquor Laws that promote public health and safety, want to be informed about the health effects of drinking alcohol, and support policy changes that would encourage moderate drinking and a reduction of alcohol-related harms in BC.
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