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  • ​U.S. Embassy Speaker Series

    CCSA, along with support the United States Embassy to Canada in Ottawa, has developed a cross-Canada program to share experiences and learnings from the United States to communities across Canada that are most affected by the opioid crisis.

    The fifth and sixth events in the series, Addressing the Opioid Crisis: Lessons Learned from the United States, will be held on​ Thursday, September 13, 2018 in Montreal, and Friday, September 14, 2018 in Halifax.

    For more details, view the Upcoming events section of the Opioids Events​ page.

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  • Recovery Capital Conference of Canada

    CCSA is proud to support the Recovery Capital Conference of Canada​ in Toronto on September 13th and 14th. The Conference is leading the change in care for mental health and addiction. The event will feature leading international researchers, clinicians, and policy makers who will provide evidence based clinical knowledge gained through decades of care. Find out more about the fundamental shift that is occurring in the way we manage addiction.​

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  • 2019 North American Cannabis Summit

    The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is proud to support the 2019 North American Cannabis Summit, which will be held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, California, from January 28–30. CCSA will co-host the event in partnership with Advocates for Human Potential, the University of California — Office of the President and UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs.

    The summit will bring together le​ading representatives from public health, research, regulatory agencies, law enforcement and community-based organizations to discuss relevant policy, regulatory and governance issues identified by governments at the forefront of cannabis decriminalization and legalization. It is a unique opportunity to explore a wide array of science-based perspectives on the decriminalization and legalization of canna​bis across the continent.

    To register, please visit the 2019 North American Cannabis Summit website.

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  • Issues of Substance Conference 2017

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Issues of Substance (IOS) is Canada's only national conference that brings together addiction workers, healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers and knowledge brokers from across the country. This premier learning event provides an unparalleled opportunity to share new developments and best practices, and to get practical training related to prevention, treatment and recovery. IOS is also a forum for showcasing new research and knowledge mobilization efforts in the addiction field.

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  • National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW)
    November 12–18, 2017

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Upcoming Events

  • Recovery Capital Conference of Canada (Western Canada)

    September 6-7, 2018

    Leading the change in care for mental health and addiction, the Recovery Capital Conference of Canada will feature leading international researchers, clinicians, and policymakers who will provide evidence-based clinical knowledge gained through decades of care.

    This Canadian Conferences will engage delegates in the collaborative practice of solution-focused care for people and their families, supported by paraprofessionals, peers, and mutual support systems. Delegates will learn how Recovery Capital can involve conventional medical model practices and community-based interdisciplinary services work.

    Registration is NOW OPEN.

    Location:

    Website: http://recoverycapitalconference.com/recovery-capital-conference-of-canada-registration/

    September 6-7, 2018, Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia Street, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, V3M 1B6

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  • Recovery Capital Conference of Canada (Toronto)

    September 13-14, 2018

    Leading the change in care for mental health and addiction, the Recovery Capital Conference of Canada will feature leading international researchers, clinicians, and policymakers who will provide evidence-based clinical knowledge gained through decades of care.

    This Canadian Conferences will engage delegates in the collaborative practice of solution-focused care for people and their families, supported by paraprofessionals, peers, and mutual support systems. Delegates will learn how Recovery Capital can involve conventional medical model practices and community-based interdisciplinary services work.

    Registration is NOW OPEN.

    Location:

    Website: http://recoverycapitalconference.com/toronto-recovery-captial-conference/

    September 13-14, 2018, The Carlu, 444 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 2H4

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  • Saskatchewan Regional Mental Wellness & Addictions Knowledge Exchange 2018

    September 20, 2018

    Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies Wellness & Community Development Unit will be hosting its annual Mental Wellness & Addictions Knowledge Exchange. Please join us on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Prairieland Park Halls A & C. Information Tradeshow begins at 930am to 330pm, with keynote speakers, interactive workshops and lunch hour entertainment. The event is free for all. Mental Health, Addictions, and Cultural/Holistic organizations are welcome to register an Information booth, free of charge. This public event focuses on empowering our frontline addictions workers, friends and family who seek support and resources.

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    September 20, 2018, 503 Ruth Street West, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, S7J0S6

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