November 22 to 28 is National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW). This year’s campaign, Change Begins with Me, focuses on ending the stigma surrounding substance use and encouraging everyone to
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.
KEY MESSAGES Women who use substances in pregnancy and/or have children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) are highly stigmatized by the media, public, and
Dr. Laura MacKinnon The way we speak to and about people who use drugs makes a difference in their outcomes, says Dr. Laura MacKinnon. (Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty
Dr. Theresa Tam, the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, has just released a report summarizing the state of public healthcare in Canada. The 2019 report lists
Click here to download the resource. Stigma is a significant barrier to wellness and good health for people who use substances. WHAT’S IN THIS PRIMER: