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Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Addiction News Daily is CCSA’s news service; a co​​mpilation of stories pulled from various sources and focusing on topics con​cerning alcohol, drugs and their related harms (including alcohol and drug​ preventi​on, treatment, recovery and addiction, and substance abuse policy and political ​di​alogue)​. Th​​e stories are chosen for their potential interest to Canadians and are of national significance. The opinions expressed in Addiction News Daily stories are not necessarily those of CC​SA. ​

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April 20, 2021| Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

CCSA’s COVID-19 resource section has what you need to know about the impacts of COVID-19 on substance use.

  • Substance Use
  • COVID-19
April 20, 2021| Evidence Exchange Network

Research to Reality Webinar: The intersection of science and spirit in psychedelics research

  • CCSA
  • Substance Use
April 20, 2021| CBC News

Drug overdose deaths in Manitoba surge by 87% in 2020

  • Substance Use
April 20, 2021| The Niagara Independent

Opioid crisis “out of control” in Niagara

  • Opioids
April 19, 2021| Education News Canada

Students' innovative idea could help prevent fentanyl overdoses

  • Harm Reduction
April 18, 2021| CBC News

Pandemic's stress and loneliness create dangerous cocktail for alcohol abuse

  • Alcohol
  • COVID-19
April 18, 2021| Regina Leader-Post

'Language matters:' Presentation urges rethink of drug use perceptions

  • Stigma
April 18, 2021| CTV News

Addiction and homeless support drop-in centre to close in St. Thomas Ont., after 30 years

  • Treatment
April 17, 2021| Maple Ridge News

Mothers mark opioid anniversary with march in Vancouver

  • Opioids
  • Lived and Living Experience
April 17, 2021| Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Sask. government approved 13 overdose prevention sites in quarantine locations

  • Harm Reduction
April 16, 2021| Saskatoon StarPhoenix

SHA contracted Prairie Harm Reduction to run overdose prevention site

  • Harm Reduction
April 16, 2021| Medical Xpress

In Canada, psychedelics re-emerge in treatment of depression

  • Mental Health
April 16, 2021| CTV News

Manitoba providing $1.2 million for mental health and addictions supports

  • Treatment
  • Mental Health
April 16, 2021| Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Public Consultation on Updating Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines Closes on April 18

  • CCSA
  • Alcohol
April 16, 2021| Vernon Matters

Interior Health’s Vernon storefront is preventing overdose deaths

  • Harm Reduction

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