National Addictions Awareness Week: Working Together to Change the Narrative About Substance Use and Addiction

This year during National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW) we are Driving Change Together. We invite you to join us during the week of November 21–27.  It’s

“A Window of Opportunity”: Parenting and Addiction in the Context of Pregnancy

Flykt, M.S., Salo, S. & Pajulo, M. “A Window of Opportunity”: Parenting and Addiction in the Context of Pregnancy. Curr Addict Rep (2021). Abstract Purpose of

Finding Quality Addiction Care in Canada

Deciding to get help for an addiction to alcohol or other drugs can be one of the most important decisions of your life. It is

The Sting of Stigma: Recognizing Stigma and its impacts

Canadians now have access to an interactive online learning resource to increase understanding and awareness of substance use and addiction, and the stigma surrounding them.

CBC: Family doctors should begin screening patients for alcohol addiction at age 12, B.C. guideline says

Camille Bains · The Canadian Press  Russell Purdy, 33, suffered from addictions for years before going into treatment. The Surrey, B.C., man, who started drinking as a

Global News: The science of addiction: How our bodies get hooked on drugs, alcohol

Addiction, which affects roughly 21 per cent of Canadians at some point in their lives, can damage the brain, body and more. Unfortunately, the illness is often

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