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Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

CCSA News is where you will find all the latest developments from the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. Learn more about our most recent publications, events, research findings and resource tools.


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April 24, 2020| Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction and Mental Health Commission of Canada

Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction and Mental Health Commission of Canada Highlight Healthy Coping Strategies during COVID-19 Pandemic

Ottawa, April 24, 2020 — The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) and the Mental Health Commission of Canad…

  • COVID-19
  • Mental Health
  • Substance Use
April 15, 2020| Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Canadians Under 54 Drinking More While at Home Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Ottawa, April 15, 2020 — 25% of Canadians (aged 35–54) and 21% of Canadians (aged 18–34) say they have increased the amount …

  • COVID-19
  • Alcohol
  • Cannabis
December 19, 2019| Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Statement by Rita Notarandrea on the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada’s Annual Report and Its Emphasis on Stigma

Ottawa, December 19, 2019 - The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) welcomes the Chief Public Health Offic…

  • Stigma
  • CCSA
December 6, 2019

Throne speech recognition of mental health and addiction support applauded by pan-Canadian health organizations

Statement From Mental Health Commission of Canada and Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction December 6, 2019 …

  • Mental Health
  • Substance Use
  • CCSA
November 25, 2019| Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Speak Out Against Stigma during National Addictions Awareness Week

Ottawa, November 25, 2019 Fact: Substance use disorder is a health condition, not a choice or a moral failing. Fact: T…

  • CCSA
  • Stigma
November 22, 2019

Canada’s Premier Conference on Substance Use and Addiction Begins Monday in Ottawa; Chief Public Health Officer of Canada To Provide Opening Remarks

Ottawa, November 22, 2019 — Canada is dealing with an ongoing opioid crisis. New cannabis products are ready to hit store sh…

  • CCSA
October 11, 2019

New Website Lets Canadian Youth Tackle Life Changing Decisions

Ottawa, October 11, 2019 - The High Way Home? is a new interactive website that allows young people to make virtual choices…

  • Alcohol
  • Cannabis
  • Impaired Driving
September 19, 2019

CCSA and Community Partners Unite to Make a Collective Impact on Stigma in Ottawa

Ottawa, Sept 19, 2019 - Stigma is one of the biggest barriers to recovery for people dealing with substance use disorder.

  • Stigma
May 22, 2019| Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

$4.5 million for cannabis research announced in partnership between CCSA and CIHR

Ottawa, May 22, 2019 — The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Resea…

  • Cannabis
  • CCSA
April 25, 2019| CCSA

Regular Cannabis Use Linked to Increased Risk of Mental Illness

Ottawa, April 25, 2019 — People who use cannabis regularly — one or more times per week over a period of months or years — c…

  • Cannabis
  • Mental Health
April 5, 2019| CCSA

Early and Regular Cannabis Use Is a Strong Predictor of Cognitive Impairment

Ottawa, April 5, 2019 — Starting to smoke cannabis earlier in life — before 16 or 17 — is one of the strongest predictors of…

  • Cannabis
March 29, 2019| CCSA

More Younger Canadians Using Community-based Services for Substance Use Withdrawal

Ottawa, March 29, 2019 — More young Canadians are using community detoxification services than older adults, according to a …

  • Youth
  • Treatment
February 25, 2019| CCSA

Caution against Overconsumption Risks with Edible Cannabis Products

Ottawa, February 25, 2019 — In a brief submitted to Health Canada’s consultation on Strict regulation of edible cannabis, ex…

  • Cannabis
December 13, 2018| CCSA

Presentation on the Impacts of Methamphetamine Use in Canada to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health

November 29, 2018 Dr. Matthew Young, Senior Research and Policy Analyst, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

  • Illicit Drugs
November 26, 2018| CCSA

Statement by Rita Notarandrea, CEO, on National Addictions Awareness Week 2018

Ottawa, November 26, 2018 — The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is pleased to launch National Addictio…

  • Stigma

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