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Addictions/Dependencies Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal generally with the topic of addiction/dependency.

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AIDS/HIV Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of AIDS/HIV.

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Anger/Violence Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal generally with the topics of anger and violence regardless of the contexts in which they occur.

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Assistive Technology Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of assistive technology.

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Child Abuse Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of child abuse.

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Consumer Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of consumers/consumerism.

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Cultural/Racial Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of culture/multiculturalism, i.e., that relate to the distinctive racial, national, tribal, religious, linguistic and/or cultural origins or backgrounds which groups of people have in common and that sometimes separate one group from another.

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Death and Dying Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of death, the process of dying and/or the concept of death and dying as seen from different historical, philosophical, spiritual, religious, medical and mental health perspectives.

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Disaster/Emergency Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of disasters or other times of emergency.

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Divorce/Custody/Support Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topics of divorce, child custody, child support and/or spousal support.

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Domestic Violence Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of domestic violence, i.e., spouse/partner abuse.

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Education Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of education.

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Elder Abuse Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of elder and/or dependent adult abuse.

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Election Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the general topics of elections at local, provincial and national levels.

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Employment Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of employment.

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Environmental Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with conservation, pollution, beautification, recycling, or other environmental topics.

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Family Planning Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with contraception, infertility, sterilization, genetic disorders or other family planning topics.

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Family Violence Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of family violence.

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Gambling Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of gambling and problem gamblers.

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Government Services Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of services provided by the city, county, provincial, territorial or federal government.

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Health Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of health problems and/or care.

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Hoarding Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of compulsive hoarding (i.e., the excessive collection of possessions coupled with the inability to discard and/or properly organize them).

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Housing Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of housing.

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Human Rights Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of human rights.

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Human/Social Services Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of human/social services.

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Human Trafficking Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of human trafficking, specific forms of which include child trafficking, labour trafficking, sex trafficking and trafficking for organ trade.

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Hunger/Food Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of hunger and the availability of food.

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Immigration Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of immigration. Included are settlement issues faced by immigrants within the first few years of moving to a new country.

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Labour Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of labour/labour relations.

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Legal Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with legal topics.

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LGBTQ Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of LGBTQ individuals and their interests. The LGBTQ population includes people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer or questioning.

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Literacy Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of adult or family literacy.

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Long Term Care Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of long term care and the individuals who require it.

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Mental Health Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of mental health/mental illness.

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Nutrition Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of nutrition.

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Older Adult/Aging Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of older adults and their interests.

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Oral Health Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of oral health including issues relating to the mouth, teeth and gums.

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Parenting Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of parenting.

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Public Assistance Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of public assistance.

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Public Health Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topics of environmental health, communicable disease control, immunizations and other public health issues.

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Reproductive Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with issues related to pregnancy.

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Science and Technology Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of science, technology and the digital divide.

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Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of smoking and nicotine addiction.

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Sports/Recreation Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of sports and other recreation.

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Substance Use Disorder Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of substance use disorders.

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Suicide Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of suicide.

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Vegetarianism Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of vegetarianism, i.e., diets that exclude meat, poultry, game fish, shellfish or crustacea and slaughter by-products. Varieties of vegetarian food include vegan food (only foods of plant origin), pescatarian food (plant foods plus fish), lacto-vegetarian food (plant foods plus some or all dairy products) and lacto-ovo-vegetarian food (plant foods, dairy products and eggs). Vegetarian diets include grains, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables and fruits with or without the use of dairy products and eggs.

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Veteran/Military Personnel Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of veterans or military personnel and their interests.

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Women's Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of women and their interests.

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Youth Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of youth and their interests.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.


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