Ottawa, November 26, 2018 — The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is pleased to launch National Addictions Awareness Week from November 26 to December 2, 2018.Tags:
Rebecca is a leading expert on cannabis, drug policy, decriminalization, harm reduction, substance regulations, corrections, criminal justice, stigma and treatment systems.Tags:
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 Officer of Canada’s Annual Report on the State of Public Health in Canada 2019 and its attention to the stigma associated with substance use and addiction.Tags:
Debbie Curtis, a mental health and addictions consultant, and Mary Fearon, director of the Blue Door Program, share how brain science is helping to address the stigma of addiction in Newfoundland and Labrador.Tags:
Ottawa, Sept 19, 2019 - Stigma is one of the biggest barriers to recovery for people dealing with substance use disorder.Tags:
In the premier episode of The Evidence, Gord Garner, Executive Director of Community Addictions Peer Support Association joins the show to talk about stigma and its effects on those battling substance use disorder. We also announce the official date and location for CCSA’s 2019 Issues of Substance conference.
Information about stigma and the barriers for people who use substances to seek and receive treatment.Tags: