Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Media Contact


Our experts are available for speaking engagements and media interviews. Please contact us with your request.

Chealsea De Moor, MA
Knowledge Broker


Expertise: 

Chealsea’s areas of expertise include forensic psychology, criminal justice, offender rehabilitation and women offenders. 

Biography:

Chealsea De Moor wants to help normalize the conversation around substance use and addiction and to help individuals with substance use disorders whose behaviours are misunderstood. 

CCSA initially hired Chealsea as a research consultant in July 2017, while she was still in university. She became a permanent member of the staff nine months later with an offer to become a knowledge broker. She has also served as a research officer for the Correctional Service of Canada.

Chealsea holds a BA in psychology from Carleton University and worked there as a teaching assistant. It was while she was finishing her MA in forensic psychology that CCSA asked her to lead the criminal justice section of the report on Canadian Substance Use Costs and Harms (2007–2014). She has also contributed to CCSA projects on cannabis and driving under the influence of drugs. Chealsea was a major contributor in developing and promoting CCSA’s cannabis communication guide.

Chealsea is an enthusiast for both vinyl records and iced coffee. 

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