CCSA: Alcohol Use and Suicide Facts

Of the 4,000 suicide deaths in Canada every year, almost one in four involves alcohol. Meanwhile, people have reported an increase in their drinking since the start

CCSA Enhanced Alcohol Container Labels: A Systematic Review

Alcohol is a widely consumed psychoactive substance that contributes to substantial health and social problems. Harms range from unhealthy weight gain from liquid calories to

Mental Health and Substance Use During COVID-19: Spotlight on Youth [infographic]

A recent Leger survey commissioned by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) reveals that stress related

Considerations for Virtual Services and Supports for Substance Use and Concurrent Disorders

COVID-19 safety restrictions drove the need for online and phone services to replace face-to-face counselling and supports. People using substances are experiencing virtual services differently

CCSA: My Journey Begins with Compassion

Stigma is a major barrier to the well-being and recovery of people with lived and living experience of substance use disorders. This animated video about

Results from Public Consultation on Updating Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines

The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) has released Updating Canadian Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines: Summary of Findings from Public Consultation. This report marks

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