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Addiction - Resource centre & services for professionals

Prevention Services has a wide variety of resources on addiction issues and related topics that are available for loan to professionals.

Books and videos (DVDs)

For more information on how to use our library, please call 667-5777 or toll free 1-855-667-5777.

Subject areas in our library include:

  • Adolescent substance abuse prevention and treatment
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Seniors/Elders and substance abuse
  • Parenting for prevention
  • Physiological and neuro-chemical effects of alcohol and drugs
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Prevention
  • Substance abuse in the workplace

Consultations

Prevention Consultants assist with the development of substance abuse prevention programs or presentations. Whether it’s to brainstorm ideas or to develop an agenda, a Prevention Consultant can help put together a program outline that is designed for a specific group. To talk to a Prevention Consultant about this service, please call 667-5777 or toll free 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5777.

Alcohol and drug education kits

These kits are designed to provide teachers and other professionals with grade-appropriate resources for substance abuse education. Six kits are available for loan. These include:

Kindergarten – Grade 1
Grade 2 - Grade 3
Grade 4 - Grade 5
Grade 6 - Grade 7
Grade 8 - Grade 9
Grade 10 - 11 - 12

Each kit includes age–appropriate videos, games, lesson plan ideas and background research materials.

In addition to using these kits in the school setting, these kits can also be used for community presentations to children or youth. Allied professionals can borrow the kits by calling 667-5777 or toll free 1-855-667-5777.

FASD Prevention Kit This kit is available for use by allied professionals who would like to deliver presentations to youth from ages 12-18. It includes videos, games and information that can be used in presentations to this age group.

Contact info

Addiction - Resource centre & services for professionals

Business hours:
From Whitehorse (8:00 am – 4:30 pm)    667-5777
From communities, no charge (8:00 am – 4:30 pm) 1-855-667-5777

For after-hours support:
From Whitehorse (4:30 pm – 8:00 am) 667-8473
From communities, no charge (4:30 pm – 8:00 am) 1-855-667-5777

Phone: 867-667-5777

Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-855-667-5777

Fax: 867-667-8471

Mailing Address:

Addiction - Resource centre & services for professionals (H-7)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2C6

Location: 6118 6th Avenue | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]

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