Talking Pot with Youth

Leaflet, Infographic, Fact sheet, Poster
The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) has released a new resource for parents, teachers and other youth allies to help them prepare to have open, non-judgemental discussions with youths about cannabis. The Talking Pot...

Canadian Substance Use Costs and Harms 2007–2014

In 2014, the cost of substance use (SU) in Canada was $38.4 billion— or approximately $1,100 spent for every Canadian regardless of age. This report presents the estimates of the costs of SU in Canada from 2007 to 2014 using the most...

Measuring the Burden of Opioid-Related Mortality in Ontario, Canada

Scientific article
Opioid overdose is a leading public health problem across Canada that continues to evolve, particularly as clandestinely-produced opioids enter the market (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2017). In 2014, we published a study that found that...

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