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​​​​​​​​​​The following are ​​e​vents that examine the opioid crisis in Canada.​ ​ ​

Recent Event

Opioid Symposium
September 5 and 6, 2018 

Together, We Can #StopOverdoses

Please see the Opioid Symposium Presentations page for copies of some of the PowerPoint  presentations.​​

Upcoming Events

Health Canada has launched a new challenge to find innovative responses for drug checking technology.

​These technology services provide individuals using drugs with information on the composition of the substances they are using with the goal to reduce harms. The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2019. ​
More information can be found on the Drug Checking Technology Challenge​ page. ​

Past Events

Dr. Phillip Coffin and Mr Tom Hill shared their expertise on comprehensive treatment, peer support and harm reduction during the U.S. Embassy Speaker, Series One, that took place in Vancouver and Edmonton.

Speaker Series Two took place in Winnipeg and Toronto, where Dr. Ballantyne and Dr. Komaromy shared their knowledge on responsible opioid prescribing and physician mentorship.

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Inclusion of an event on this list does not imply endorsement or authorization by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. Any questions regarding a particular event should be directed to the organization spon​​soring the event. CCSA is not responsible for the translation or correctness of information on this page.