Ottawa, June 26, 2018 — Today, with the United Nations, governments, NGOs and citizens from around the world, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is proud to recognize the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.Tags:
Key report from Canada’s leading voice on substance use and addiction provides evidence-based knowledge for policy makers
Ottawa, April 26, 2018 — As Canadian society ages, with adults 55 and over representing the fastest growing subgroup, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is announcing the release of Improving Quality of Life: Substance Use and Aging. This report, the latest in CCSA’s Substance Use in Canada series, highlights the need to take the impacts of substance use and misuse into account when planning for the future of Canada’s healthcare system and when addressing the needs of older adults.
Edmonton, Alberta, April 11, 2018 — On Wednesday, April 11, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) and the United States Consulate will host a one-day expert forum in Edmonton to share knowledge and experiences about the opioid crisis.Tags:
In March 2019, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) brought more than 60 professionals together in Ottawa to share ideas and make plans to “spread and embed” the Brain Story science in their networks. The goal of the Brain Builders Lab was to pave the way for policies, practice…
Information and resources about policy and regulations related to cannabis and driving.Tags:
Ottawa, May 17, 2021 — Overcoming Stigma, a suite of online resources to help Canadians recognize the various forms of stigma and their devastating impact on people who use substances, is now complete and available to the public. The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) developed the newly released second and third modules in partnership with the Community Addictions Peer Support Association (CAPSA). The full suite consists of three modules to help change the conversation around stigma and substance use.