Youth - Addiction

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ARYS (At-Risk Youth Study)

ARYS is a multi-year study to evaluate the health risks among youth in Metro Vancouver. In addition to the study goals:
- We provide a safe and comfortable environment for youth to take a break from the streets, our drop-in includes: coffee, snacks, toiletries, and a free phone.
- We provide information and consultation to community members, service providers and health care workers involved in supporting youth who may have difficulty accessing health and social services.
- We inform interventions to address issues and gaps in service and treatment of youth.

Daughters & Sisters Youth Treatment (PLEA)

Daughters & Sisters is a unique six-month residential treatment program that serves young women aged 12 to 18 whose substance use is problematic. Must be on probation.

Young Bears Lodge (UNYA)

Young Bears Lodge is a culturally-based, holistic healing lodge for Indigenous youth looking to make changes to their relationship with drugs or alcohol. Young Bears Lodge is a live-in program, with five spots for Indigenous youth of all genders, ages 13 to 18. You may choose to stay in the program for between one and four months, depending on your needs and goals.

Waypoint Youth Treatment (PLEA)

Waypoint is a unique four-month residential treatment program that serves young men aged 12 to 18 whose substance use is problematic.

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