Substance Use and Abuse

Individuals suffering from substance abuse have a pattern of repeated usage despite knowing the physical, social, mental, family, and/or occupational problems which result from using such substances.

Web Content

Albertan Information

General Information

Information for Families

  • Drug Free Kids Canada

    The Partnership for a Drug Free Canada educates everyone from children to grandparents about drugs and their effects. They provide tools to help parents navigate the conversation about prescription drugs, street drugs, and other substances. The PDFC also has various media campaigns to educate the public.

Information for Teens and Young Adults


Book List

These resources are available to borrow at the Family & Community Resource Centre. You can also check with your local library or with The Alberta Library for the availability of these resources.

You can download, print, and share this list.

Substance Use and Abuse Collection


Thank you to our friends from Youth Addiction Services for their contributions.

Current as of: June 07, 2021

This material is designed for information purposes only. It should not be used in place of medical advice, instruction and/or treatment. If you have specific questions, please contact your doctor or appropriate health care professional.
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