Browsing Alberta Gambling Research Institute by Subject "Alcoholism"
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- ItemOpen AccessAlcohol, other drugs & gambling(Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC), 1998) Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse CommissionThis short resource is intended to dispell common myths about alcohol, drugs, and gambling. It provides basic information about gambling and gambling problems and was produced to be used in the workplace. Also included is a quiz to test knowledge of these issues.
- ItemOpen AccessQuick facts about alcohol, other drugs, and problem gambling, 7th ed.(Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC), 1996) Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse CommissionRevised and updated, Quick Facts provides easy-to-read answers to frequently asked questions about alcohol, other drugs, problem gambling and related issues. Quick Facts is also used as a resource to support two other AADAC resources, "Teen Action" and "Touchstones." Quick Facts does not intend to be the last word, but rather a starting point for learning more about alcohol, other drugs, problem gambling and related issues.
- ItemOpen AccessTreating gambling-substance abusing clients : a literature survey(Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC), 1997-06) Kerr, DonnaResearch has repeatedly shown a strong correlation between chemical dependency and pathological gambling. Study results show the percentage of pathological gamblers who also have substance abuse problems ranges from 10.15% to as high as 39-528 (Slavik, 1993). Within AADAC, CMS data for three quarters of 1996 indicate 20% of clients discharged from inpatlent treatment programs reported having gambling problems. This review is part of the Evaluation of Inpatient Treatment for Dually Addicted Clients Project of AADAC. The project was implemented to: evaluate the needs of gambling clients in AADAC's inpatient treatment centres, review the treatment provided to gamblers, make recommendations for enhancing the treatment provided to problem gamblers, and share resources and strategies currently being used among treatment centers. Note: In this review, "dually addicted" refers to clients who have problems with both substance abuse (alcohol and/or other drugs) and gambling.