Information and resources about substance use in Canada and what to address in both policy and practice.Tags:
Information about CCSA's partnership with the Scientific Advisory Council to inform works with the latest scientific developments in substance use and addiction.Tags:
Throne speech recognition of mental health and addiction support applauded by pan-Canadian health organizations
December 6, 2019 — Ottawa, Ontario
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) applaud the federal government for putting mental health and addiction squarely on the map in its December 5th throne speech. Mental illness and substance use — and more specifically, the opioid crisis — are among our country’s most pressing public health policy concerns.
Sean LeBlanc, peer outreach support worker, shares his journey from living with addiction to working as an advocate for people who use substances.Tags: