Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

CCSA

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

Type NGO
Website ccsa.ca
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Year founded 1988
Location Ottawa, ON Canada Canada
Functions Advocacy, Research
Funding sources Governments or multi-govt organizations
Tags social policy
Summary Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse provides guidance to decision makers through harnessing the power of research, collecting and organizing knowledge, and bringing together diverse perspectives. The organization holds a unique position through developing different partnerships with not-for-profit associations, government agencies — especially public health and law enforcement — and industry.

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Publications

CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse · 17 January 2023 English

This report summarizes four presentations and a moderated discussion that explored the value that a standard THC unit can bring to research, public education and regulation in Canada.


CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse · 17 January 2023 English

Provides people in Canada with accurate, up-to-date information about the risks and harms associated with the use of alcohol.


CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse · 22 December 2022 English

Policy brief submission with the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction’s feedback on the federal government’s Taking stock of progress: Cannabis legalization and regulation in Canada.


CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse · 22 December 2022 English

Highlights summarize findings from the two published journal articles the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addictions co-authored about cannabis home cultivation before and after legalization


CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse · 14 December 2022 English

Examines the lifetime risk of death and disability for various levels of alcohol consumption.


CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse · 12 December 2022 English

This report describes the trends in the psychoactive substances that bring youth and young adults to emergency departments and the characteristics of these cases.


CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse · 12 December 2022 English

Bulletin summarizes the diverse responses from provincial, territorial and American partners to the continued increase in stimulant availability and harms, particularly cocaine and methamphetamine.


CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse · 24 November 2022 French

Rapport qui décrit les tendances observées dans les substances psychoactives qui amènent les jeunes et les jeunes adultes à l’urgence et les caractéristiques des cas.


CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse · 17 November 2022 English

This policy brief to the Standing Committee on Health about Canada’s health workforce covers the broader mental health and substance use health workforce and the more specific harm reduction workforce.


CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse · 17 November 2022 English

Report on the effects of cannabis use on driving that provides new research findings on this issue.


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