Dr. kenneth tupper, director, implementation and partnerships, british columbia centre for substance use, discusses the stigmatizing terminology of addiction.
Ccsa ceo, rita notarandrea, discusses how words matter when discussing substance use disorders and problematic substance use. education and awareness are key factors in learning to use language that is not stigmatizing when speaking about addiction and recovery.
A collaborative approach to addressing mental health and substance use needs is discussed by zachary patterson, knowledge broker, and todd leader, registered psychologist and social worker. this short video explores a systems-level shift towards a client centered model of care for those living with…
Elaine hyshka, phd, assistant professor at the school of public health, university of alberta, and barry andres, executive director of addiction and mental health, alberta health services, discuss the importance of humanizing addictions treatment and recovery.
Dr. peter selby, director of medical education, centre for addiction and mental health, discusses the importance of compassion in treating addiction.
Gord garner, chelsey june and jaaji of twin flames chat about using positive language when discussing recovery from addiction.