In March 2019, 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, practices and public perceptions around substance use to alig…Tags:
Information and resources about the costs and harms of substance use in Canada.Tags:
Jill’s areas of expertise include substance use health, lived expertise with substance use and mental health peer support.Tags:
The publications in this section feature CCSA experts speaking in the media on the impacts of COVID-19 on substance use. For ease of navigation the articles have been categorized into a series of topics. CCSA cannot vouch for the accuracy or currency of the information in these resources. Inclus…Tags:
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A compilation of news stories about addiction and the use or misuse of alcohol and illicit drugs.
Samantha’s areas of study include behavioural neuroscience, mechanisms of action of drugs within the brain and the neuroscience of disordered eating and addiction.Tags:
What Are the Behavioural Competencies? Behavioural Competencies are the knowledge, skills and values required to perform effectively in a job function or role. They are the “how” of performing a job and are usually learned and developed through life experiences. Each of the 17 Behavioural Com…
Information about First Do No Harm, a collaborative report that contains a 10-year pan-Canadian strategy for addressing the prescription drug crisis.Tags:
Information about the postsecondary education partnership - alcohol harms.Tags: