Throne speech recognition of mental health and addiction support applauded by pan-Canadian health organizations
December 6, 2019 — Ottawa, Ontario
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) applaud the federal government for putting mental health and addiction squarely on the map in its December 5th throne speech. Mental illness and substance use — and more specifically, the opioid crisis — are among our country’s most pressing public health policy concerns.
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Ottawa, April 25, 2019 — People who use cannabis regularly — one or more times per week over a period of months or years — could be at greater risk of developing psychosis or schizophrenia, according to a new report by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA). Clearing the Smoke on Cannabis: Regular Use and Mental Health reviews the current body of research about the relationship between cannabis and a number of mental health conditions.
Robert’s areas of expertise include cognitive neuroscience, stress, cognitive functioning, emotion regulation and depressive disorders.Tags: