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Canadian Centre For Addictions

By globalbridges

The Canadian Centre For Addictions is an all-inclusive drug rehab program in Toronto for people suffering from alcohol and substance abuse issues. We provide a highly individualized, holistic approach to treatment where social, psychological, physical and spiritual needs are assessed and reviewed throughout the treatment process.

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Nicotine Cessation

By globalbridges

New Awakenings offers more forms of therapy than any other addiction treatment centre in Ontario. Some of these include art therapy, fitness therapy, anger management therapy, nicotine cessation therapy, narrative therapy, talk therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, group therapy, and individual therapy.

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Becoming an Asthma Educator

By globalbridges

A full-day course which combines lectures, question-and-answer sessions, case discussions and hands-on demonstration to maximize understanding about effective asthma education for young children, school children, and adults. There will also be discussions about allergen exposure and tobacco smoke as they relate to asthma. Approved for Continuing Education Contact Hours for nurses, registered respiratory therapists, and pharmacists.

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Quitting Smoking is a Journey

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Dr. Mike Evans explores what works and what doesn’t work when thinking about quitting smoking. Funding provided by Health Canada (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca) and the Canadian Action Network for the Advancement, Dissemination and Adoption of Practice-informed Tobacco Treatment – Canadaptt (http://www.nicotinedependenceclinic.c…).

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The Effect of Systematic Clinical Interventions with Cigarette Smokers on Quit Status and the Rates of Smoking-Related Primary Care Office Visits

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The United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Guideline for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence includes 10 key recommendations regarding the identification and the treatment of tobacco users seen in all health care settings. While there is significant research from randomized clinical trials to support the impact of brief tobacco interventions, the USPHS Guideline also states that “it is imperative that new research examine the implication of effective treatments in real-world settings.” With the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the rapid adoption of meaningful use (MU) compliant software [5] for electronic health records (EHR), it should be possible to use data collected in these real-world settings to measure the health and economic impact of brief tobacco interventions.

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