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We're here to provide you with factual information that you can use. Take a look at our website so you know information about drugs and alcohol. You can learn skills that will help you figure out when you should say no. Knowing the facts is important for your safety and to reduce your harm.


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Did you know?

  • 13% of students in Nova Scotia reported hurting themselves as a result of drinking.
  • THC, the active drug in CANNABIS can remain in your system fro 30 days after it has been used.
  • STEROIDS can cause liver damage and some forms of cancer.
  • Meth causes permanent injury to small blood vessels in the brain.

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April 27th, 2012 BEINCONTROL.CA If you don't control your mind, someone else will. ~John Allston Our homepage says “Not everything you read on the internet is true. This is a fact!” The Adolescent Team at Addiction Services wants to empower youth by providing factual i...

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Know your "No"

It is important for you to arm yourself with refusal skills. These skills are here to help you recognize the pressures and learn ways to avoid participating in harmful behaviors.

  • Be direct
  • Suggest an alternative
  • Avoid the situation
  • Walk away
  • Get back-up! There's power in number!

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It is important to have a support system in any situation. Addiction Services wants to be a part of your team. Even if you're not ready to make a change just yet, you can still get information, advice and support.

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