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Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction


Sep 28 2020

The Implications of COVID-19 for Substance Use and Mental Health – A Public Health Perspective

Location: Virtual

Date: September 28, 2020

Thank you for your interest in registering for this webinar. Unfortunately, the webinar has reached capacity and is now full. It will be recorded and made available on our website at shortly after the webinar takes place.

Date: September 28, 2020, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. EST 

In this panel discussion webinar, experts will provide federal, provincial and local perspectives on the response to substance use and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. They will explore the implications of the pandemic response on substance use and mental health, as well as the response measures that were taken, lessons learned and recommendations as pandemic restrictions across Canada begin to lift.


  • Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada
  • Dr. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Officer for British Columbia
  • Dr. Vera Etches, Medical Officer of Health, Ottawa Public Health

Please note that this webinar will be presented in English

For information and resources on COVID-19 and substance use, including past webinars, visit our COVID-19 resource centre.

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