Year: 1981 Source: Bulletin on Narcotics, v.33, no.4, (1981), p.23-31 SIEC No: 19840675

Describes the work & functioning of the Distress/Drug Centre, an agency in Calgary, Alberta, which has evolved from a youth-oriented drug center to a general crisis center. The continuing evolution of this service, drugs most frequently noted in contacts involving crisis & suicide attempts, & the role of crisis centers that use volunteers as front-line workers are disussed.