… Working to reduce alcohol- and drug-related harm
The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse has a legislated mandate to provide national leadership and evidence-informed analysis and advice to mobilize collaborative efforts to reduce alcohol- and other drug-related harm.
CCSA is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding in the field, and is a leading partner in major national and international initiatives. CCSA provides access to a range of information and analysis relating to substance abuse issues, and connects Canadians to a broad spectrum of networks and activities.
Four strategic directions guide CCSA's activities:
Strategic Direction A: Create and sustain partnerships to mobilize individual and collective efforts.
Strategic Direction B: Foster a knowledge exchange environment where evidence and research guides policy and practice.
Strategic Direction C: Develop evidence-informed actions to enhance effectiveness in the field.
Strategic Direction D: Foster organizational excellence and innovation.