Resources - All Webinars

Delivering Mental Health and Addiction Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Created by
CCSA

 

This webinar explored how the measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 have created challenges for those seeking care. It explored the inequity that exists in access to services, and the opportunities for innovative solutions to support Canadians during a time when we are seeing a growing number report worsening mental health and increased substance use.
 

Registration Open For FREE Virtual Summit: Reframing Global Prevention Practices and Policies During COVID 19

Created by
Drug Free America Foundation, Inc

Join us for this free virtual summit featuring Ms. Giovanna Campello, Chief, UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, and Dr. Robert DuPont, President, Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc. and First Director, U.S.

The Stigma of Substance Use

Created by
SUAB

Dr Liviu Alexandrescu Lecturer in Criminology School of History, Philosophy and Culture – Oxford Brookes University

Presentation title: Drug/dependency stigma and marginality: some reflections on the political economy of blame.

Dr James Morris Research Fellow London South Bank University

New Online Trainings for Professionals Working in the Field of Substance Use Disorders

Created by
International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA)

In this video, Charlotte Sisson, Senior Foreign Affairs Officer within the Office of Global Programmes and Policy in the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, introduces the audience to the work of the INL, Colombo Plan and ISSUP.

Parenting, Teens, and Alcohol

Created by
The Matilda Centre

Parents often receive conflicting information regarding what’s best for their child when it comes to alcohol.

This session dispels a number of myths surrounding the topic and provides practical tips to parents for preventing alcohol use and reducing alcohol-related harms among teenagers.

COVID 19 AND BEYOND: Impact on Mental Health

Created by
Organization for Addiction Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation (OAPTAR)
Publication Date

Topics discussed:

  • Experiencing Covid 19 and the lockdown - psychological effects of the pandemic.
  • Psychological support services available.
  • Delivery of support services available - how and who.
  • What and how we can do better.

 

Thanks to:

Dr Miriam Cue from Phillipines

Dr Riza Sarasvita from Indonesia

Dr Danai Indrakamhaeng from Thailand

Tobacco Congress

I share with you the event of the Tobacco Congress, which will take place on October 27 and 28. National and international experts will participate in addiction and tobacco use. The event is TOTALLY FREE and attendance will be granted.

Foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD): everybody's business

Created by
SHAAP

This presentation covered the cultural context of alcohol use in pregnancy in Scotland, the variety of effects that FASD can have for individuals and the implications of FASD in an everyday context, as well as the difficulties of making a diagnosis and the absence of adult pathways for this diagnosis.

Dr Shields and Dr Brown both stressed the importance of raising awareness about FASD as a preventative measure.

The Effects of COVID-19 on the Illegal Drug Supply

Created by
CCSA

 

This webinar explored how regulations put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are inadvertently contributing to an increasingly toxic illegal drug supply and how this shift has both increased health harms and created policy opportunities. Presentations highlighted different perspectives, including systems-level epidemiology data, findings from a local drug checking program and experiences shared by people who use drugs.

It’s not what you say, but how you say it- Motivational Interviewing & Beyond Live Webinars

Motivational Interviewing & Beyond Live Webinars

A bad experience can be the best teacher.

Joel Porter, Steve Rollnick, Russell Calderwood, David Rosengren & others discuss the importance of learning from experience and language in working with people in the classroom, therapy office and playing field.

COVID-19 and Alcohol

Created by
CCSA

 

How much are people drinking while staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Are Canadians drinking more alcohol than usual and, if so, are they doing it more often? This webinar explored alcohol use during the pandemic, drawing on the results of a survey and polls commissioned by CCSA in spring 2020. The presentation highlighted resources to assist in reducing risks related to alcohol use during COVID-19.

Speakers: