CAMH Addictions Study examines effectiveness of online interventions for those with substance use issues
You may be eligible for the study if you have been using substances in the past 30 days and have been seeking or are receiving treatment for your substance use.
United Nations’ World Drug Report 2023 details current issues related to drugs
The findings in the report are alarming, but not surprising. We know that the unregulated supply of drugs has never been more dangerous.
BC Chief Coroner Report shows overdose as the province’s leading cause of unnatural death
596 lives have already been lost between January and March, just barely behind last year’s record of 599 deaths.
CSAM Scientific Conference Presentation on Hep C care Innovations
We presented on how we were able to improve Hepatitis C (HCV) care at scale during the COVID-19 pandemic using several innovative, tech-based interventions.
CATC Collaborates on Study Proving Correlation between Frequent UDS and Patient Retention
The researched concluded that patients who received Urine Drug Screening more than once a week are nearly 7 times more likely to stay on track with their recovery goals (compared to those who only get screened less than once a month).
How Pharmacists are Becoming the First Line of Defence Against Opioid Overdoses
“I have had patients I’ve trained who’ve used kits to save people’s lives in the community.”
Key Facts About the Opioid Addiction
The media attention across North America is shining a light on the epidemic that some are saying is worse than any we have seen in past 30 years.
Ways to Transmit Hepatitis C
Many people are unclear on how Hepatitis C is transmitted. Hepatitis C is able to be transmitted through indirect sources.
A Highly Successful Treatment for Opioid Addiction. But Stigma is Holding it Back.
“Medication-assisted treatment is often called the gold standard of addiction care…”
‘I Surrender. Just Please Help Me.’
A son’s moving note to his parents underlines the pain of addiction.
It’s Time to Retire the Word ‘Addict’
Over 200 overdose prevention activists staged a protest.