Invitation to participate in environmental scan on opioid use

Le français suit Dr. Nadia Fairbairn, MD, Clinician-Scientist with the BC Centre on Substance Use, and Principal Investigator of the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Use Misuse (CRISM) National iOAT Environmental Scan study, is seeking to connect with safer supply and/or injectable opioid agonist treatment (iOAT) and/or tablet-based iOAT programs across Canada interested in taking … Read more

Coffee with Claire — Impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations

Register today! In this episode of the Coffee with Claire webinars, Claire Betker and her guest experts will discuss the significant impact COVID-19 has had within vulnerable populations. The discussion will focus on the unique nursing considerations and experiences supporting new immigrants and refugees in response to COVID-19. Our panelists will explore the challenges caused … Read more

Updated Cannabis Drug Summary

Publication date: 2020 Author: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction Cannabis Provides an overview of key data and information about cannabis before and after legalization and regulation, as well as on new classes of legalized cannabis (e.g., edibles). The summary includes data on the associated harms from cannabis use, medical versus non-medical use, vaping, hospitalizations, treatment, … Read more