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Additional Parenting / Family Resources

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Premier pas / An Early Start Series

These pages offer helpful advice to parents regarding drug, alcohol and mental health issues. Some offer preventative advice and focus on building self-esteem.

 

Premier Pas : Introduction

Premier Pas : Aidez vos enfants à comprendre l’usage securitairé des médicaments

Premier Pas : Parlons un peu de la cigarette

Premier Pas : Parlons un peu de l’alcool

Premier Pas : Aidez vos enfants

Premier Pas : Établissez des limites tout en laissant vos enfants prendre des décisions

Premier Pas : Montrez votre affection

Premier Pas : C’est correct de demander de l’aide

 

Other Resources

 

Building Resilience in Young Children : Booklet for parents of children from birth to six years

This booklet is for parents of children from birth to six years and anyone who cares for children – like grandparents, relatives, foster parents and other adults.  Many of the ideas will also help families with older children.

Building Resilience in Young Children is a resource to help you boost your child’s ability to bounce back from life’s challenges and thrive. Created by the Best Start Resource Centre, Health Nexus.

 

Mon Enfant prend de la drogue ?

Features questions regarding drug use from the perspective of a parent.

 

Passez à l’action ! L’alcool, les autres drogues et votre famille 

Preventing, dealing with and getting help for alcohol or drug problems affecting families.

 

Collection Parlons / About Series

These full-colour publications, written and illustrated in a fold-out tabloid style, use a humorous approach to deliver a serious message to teens. Each publication focuses on a specific addiction and covers what it is, who is likely to become addicted, and the sensations and dangers associated with the addiction. It also provides information on substance use problems, legal penalties, health and financial concerns, how to reduce the risks, and more.

 

Parlons ... alcool

Parlons ...cocaine

Parlons ...jeux de hasard et d'argent

Parlons ...marijuana

Parlons ... tabac

 

Pregnets 

(English only)

The mission of the network for the Prevention of Gestational and Neonatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke (PREGNETS) is to improve the health of moms and their babies by offering information, resources and support to pregnant and postpartum women and their health care providers. The Pregnets website hosts the most up-to-date information on smoking cessation practices for pregnant and postpartum women, a toolkit for health care providers, an anonymous Online Discussion Board and a personalized plan for quitting or reducing smoking.

A CAMH website for families and health care providers. PREGNETS was created with funding from Echo: Improving Women's Health in Ontario, an agency of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

 

Est-ce sans danger pour mon bébé ?

This resource gives information about the relative risk and safety of prescription, over-the-counter and illegal drugs, along with alcohol, tobacco and other substances to the unborn baby (fetus) when the mother is pregnant (See Part I) and the baby when breastfeeding (See Part II). It also provides recommendations to discuss with your health care provider.

 

Ce que les enfants veulent savoir…

This series lists common questions children have about their parents struggling with addiction or mental health issues, as well as suggestions for how to answer their questions:

Ce que les enfants veulent savoir lorsqu’un de leurs parents boit trop d’alcool

Ce que les enfants veulent savoir lorsqu’un de leurs parents est déprimé

Ce que les enfants veulent savoir lorsqu’un de leurs parents a un trouble psychotique

Ce que les enfants veulent savoir lorsqu’un de leurs parents se suicide

Ce que les enfants veulent savoir lorsqu’un de leurs parents a un trouble bipolaire