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Community-Based Mental Services in BC: Changes to Income, Employment, and Housing Supports

While British Columbia has been a leading province in mental health care reform and recovery treatments for people with mental illness, this has been greatly undermined in recent years.
http://www.policyalternatives.ca/documents/BC_Office_Pubs/bc...

Community-Based Mental Services in BC: Changes to Income, Employment, and Housing Supports

While British Columbia has been a leading province in mental health care reform and recovery treatments for people with mental illness, this has been greatly undermined in recent years.
http://www.policyalternatives.ca/documents/BC_Office_Pubs/bc...

The Costs and Benefits of Gaming: A Literature Review with Emphasis on Nova Scotia

This in depth study by Karen Hayward seeks to provide an unbiased account of the costs and benefits of legalized gambling. She considers concerns from the areguements for legalize gambling, such as the revenue benefit, and the arguments against, like the obvious social costs.Sh also looks at the relative risks of addiction based on the type of gaming and the demogrphics of gamers. Overall, Hayward points to a need for more data and some strategies are suggested for policy makers.
http://www.gpiatlantic.org/pdf/gambling/gambling.pdf