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Understanding Substance Use [English] Permalink Public

Psychoactive substances include alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs, some medications, and caffeine. How these substances are used, how often they are used, how much is used, and the settings in which they are used all contribute to how each substance affects the body and mind. This fact sheet provides examples of this and information on how to minimize the harm associated with using these substances. (English)


Body Location:
  • Mental Health
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Prevention and Wellness
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Mental Health and Behaviour,
  • Substance Use
  • Psychoactive,
  • Medications,
  • Drugs,
  • Drug,
  • Alcohol,
  • Health,
  • Addiction,
  • Abuse,
  • Substance,
  • Use,
  • Mental
  • All
  • Mental Health and Substance Use
Revision Date:
May 01, 2013
Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information
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