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Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

National Addictions Awareness Week

Thank you to everyone who participated in National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW) 2021.
This year, NAAW ran in conjunction with our  Issues of Substance 2021 conference. The conference (#CCSAConference) and National Addictions Awareness Week (#NAAW2021) used the joint theme Driving Change Together (#DrivingChangeTogther) to help increase awareness of the issues surrounding substance use and addiction.

The breakdown of the week includes:

National Addictions Awareness Week Social Media Stats

  • 66,900 impressions 
  • 924 engagements (including 277 clicks)
  • 624 video views

Issues of Substance Social Media Stats

  • 258,000 impressions
  • 4,050 engagements (including 1,950 clicks) 
  • 1,120 video views 

NAAW highlights solutions to help address harms related to alcohol and other drugs. It provides an opportunity for people in Canada to learn more about prevention, to talk about treatment and recovery, and to bring forward solutions for change.

In 2022, National Addictions Awareness Week will run from Nov. 20 to 26. 

CCSA is busy preparing for National Addictions Awareness Week 2022. More details, including the theme, will be announced in summer 2022.

Stay tuned!

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