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Child and Youth Addiction and Mental Health

Substance use and addiction

If you or someone you know is affected by substance use, misuse (using a substance in the wrong way), or addiction, it can be hard to understand. Substances use can mean using alcohol, drugs, or prescription medicine without supervision, as well as smoking tobacco, vaping, or using cannabis.

The links below give you more information about this topic, as well as where to start if you or someone else needs help.

For links to substance use and addiction supports and resources for youth, go to Help4Me.

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