Cannabis And Other Substance Use: An Information Guide For Adolescents

Cannabis And Other Substance Use: An Information Guide For Adolescents

by Anne Kwamie. NP - PHC.


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Recreational use of cannabis is now legal in Canada. Concerns about increasing use of cannabis and its harmful health effects on adolescents have been widely studied. As an adolescent, you may have tried or know someone who uses cannabis and other substances and wish to know more on the topic. This health promotion booklet on cannabis and other substance use, provides adolescents across all provinces and territories in Canada with current information on cannabis and other substances, cannabis laws and how these laws affects them. The booklet also helps adolescents understand the harmful effects of using substances on their physical, and mental health. Through discussions on the benefits of drug-free living, suggestions on ways to live their best lives, and information on where to find help and support, adolescents are empowered to stay in control, resist substance use and live happy meaningful lives,

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780228810070
Publisher: Tellwell Talent
Publication date: 05/16/2019
Pages: 66
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.18(d)

About the Author

Anne Kwamie is a nurse practitioner consultant in Ontario, Canada. She has worked as a community-based nurse practitioner, where she provided clinical services to individuals of all ages within the community.
She has also worked extensively with at-risk youth in the community, reinforcing youth health through clinical care, education, empowerment, and integration of health services.
She currently owns Sima Health Consultancy, where she offers services in primary health care consultancy, health care professional training, education, and community health promotion.

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