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The Cure for Hate

A Former White Supremacist's Journey from Violent Extremism to Radical Compassion

by Tony McAleer
edition: Paperback
tagged: discrimination & race relations, prejudice

How does an affluent, middle-class, private-school-attending son of a doctor end up at the Aryan Nations compound in Idaho, falling in with and then recruiting for some of the most notorious neo-Nazi groups in Canada and the United States?

The Cure for Hate paints a very human picture of a young man who craved attention, acceptance, and approval and …

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In Between

Memoir of an Integration Baby

by Mark Morrison-Reed
edition: Paperback
tagged: prejudice

Mark Morrison-Reed was caught in a tortuous shift in America. Born on the South Side of Chicago during the 1950s in a twilight zone between the races, he was raised on the cusp of what was to come. A black hippie, he tried to reconcile the "make love not war" ethos of the white counter-culture with the demands of awakening black power consciousness …

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Stigma

Understanding the impact of prejudice and discrimination on people with mental health and substance use problems

prepared for publication by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health
edition: Paperback
tagged: prejudice, mental health, mental illness

This pamphlet talks about:

  • what stigma is—negative attitudes (prejudice) and negative behaviour (discrimination) toward people with substance use and mental health problems
  • the effects of prejudice and discrimination on people with mental health and substance use problems
  • seven huge things you can do to make a difference.
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Les Préjugés

Comprendres les effets des opinion preconcues et de la discrimination

prepared for publication by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health
edition: Paperback
tagged: prejudice, mental illness, mental health

Comprendre les effets des opinions préconçues et de la discrimination. Quelle que soit la façon dont ils commencent ou la raison pour laquelle ils commencent, les problèmes de santé mentale et de toxicomanie sont des problèmes de santé, au même titre que le cancer, l’arthrite, le diabète et les maladies du cœur. Pourquoi alors perçoit- …

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Beyond the Label

An Educational Kit to Promote Awareness and Understanding of the Impact of Stigma on People Living with Concurrent Mental Health and Substance Use Problems

by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health
edition: Paperback
tagged: prejudice, mental illness, non-classifiable

Beyond the Label is a compilation of resources that focuses on the stigma (prejudice and discrimination) associated with having concurrent mental health and substance use problems. A CD of digital handouts is included.

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First Contact

A Brief Treatment for Young Substance Users

prepared for publication by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health, by Curtis Breslin & Kathy Sdao-Jarvie
edition: Paperback
tagged: prejudice, child & adolescent

Designed to strengthen young clients' motivation and commitment to change, this outpatient program combines elements of cognitive-behavioural and motivational interviewing approaches. The program can be a first step for youth with substance use problems, fostering motivation for change before addressing more specialized or long-term needs.

First Con …

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Premier contact

Traitement de courte durée pour les jeunes usagers d’alcool et de drogues

prepared for publication by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health, by Curtis Breslin & Kathy Sdao-Jarvie
edition: Paperback
tagged: prejudice, child & adolescent

Les effets des préjugés peuvent être encore plus intenses et nocifs pour les familles que ceux causés par les problèmes de santé mentale et liés à l’utilisation d’une substance d’un être cher. Lorsque les membres de la famille unissent leurs efforts, la personne aux prises avec des troubles cooccurrents est plus susceptible de se ré …