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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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September 25, 2020| 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
September 24, 2020| My Campbell River Now

‘Fentanyl the primary driver’: BC Chief Coroner on drug death numbers

  • Fentanyl
  • COVID-19
September 24, 2020| Medical Xpress

Q&A: COVID-19 is worse for drug users, according to survey

  • COVID-19
  • Substance Use
September 23, 2020| Simcoe.com

'How do we stop this from happening?': Simcoe County mom

  • COVID-19
  • Opioids
September 23, 2020| Vancouver Sun

B.C. sets annual record for overdose deaths — and there's still four months to go

  • Illicit Drugs
  • COVID-19
September 23, 2020| CBC News

Opioid overdoses spike amid COVID-19 pandemic, with more than 3 Albertans dying per day

  • Illicit Drugs
  • COVID-19
September 22, 2020| Ottawa Citizen

COVID-19 and substance use a 'toxic mix' [CCSA interview]

  • COVID-19
  • Recovery
September 22, 2020| Canadian Institutes of Health Research

COVID-19 and Mental Health (CMH) Initiative

  • COVID-19
  • Mental Health
September 21, 2020| Times Colonist

UVic students fined for violating public health orders

  • COVID-19
  • Alcohol
September 20, 2020| CTV News

Panic button helping to save lives amid overdose crisis, says Vancouver company

  • COVID-19
  • Harm Reduction
September 18, 2020| St. Catharines Standard

Mexico sees fentanyl seizures up 465%, denies making drug

  • Fentanyl
  • COVID-19
September 16, 2020| CBC News

B.C. authorizes nurses to prescribe safe alternatives to toxic street drugs

  • Harm Reduction
  • COVID-19
September 15, 2020| Global News

Lethbridge addictions treatment staff, patients talk recovery during COVID-19 pandemic

  • Treatment
  • COVID-19
September 15, 2020| The Sudbury Star

Being stuck on wait list bad for mental health: Study

  • COVID-19
  • Substance Use
September 14, 2020| Nunatsiaq News

Unruly behaviour in Nunavut COVID-19 isolation hubs may prompt liquor restrictions

  • Alcohol
  • COVID-19

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