Featured Events Content – not for release

Apr 8 2019; May 21, 2019; July 8, 2019; Nov 26, 2019

FEATURED EVENTS: NEW VIDEO & AUDIO PRESENTATIONS

PLEASE JOIN US IN LISTENING TO THE PERSPECTIVES OF THOSE AFFECTED BY SUBSTANCE USE.

A Coherent & Effective Performance Measurement Framework for Mental Health and Addictions in Canada: Inevitable or Impossible?Poster – February 2020 Knowledge Bites – Dr. Carol Adair

Health Canada Professional Learning Resource On Caring for Patients with Substance Use: Bevel Up
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA): Podcast Series
ADDICTION FOUNDATION OF MANITOBA: WEBINAR SERIES
Documentary: “Painkillers“.
Video series: “See The Lives“.
Video series: “On the front link of the addiction crisis in saskatchewan“.
Podcast series: “Crackdown” and “SayKnow”
University of Alberta Opioid Forum.
Saskatchewan Union of Nurses documentary series.

Apr 15 2019; May 27 2019; Aug 12, 2019

FEATURED EVENTS: TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Webinar: Revisiting and reflecting on the NCCDH’s knowledge translation approaches

In this one-hour presentation, former NCCDH Scientific Director, Connie Clement, draws on NCCDH experience, published literature and her career in public health to offer a critical analysis of the process of knowledge translation (KT) and explain NCCDH KT approaches. 

View the recording >>
Re-posted from the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health. 

Health Canada Professional Learning Resource On Caring for Patients with Substance Use: Bevel Up
AHS Learning Events – Cognition Nov 2019
Alberta-ODT-Virtual-Training-Program-Brochure
AHS Learning Opportunity – ODT Virtual Health Learning Session Poster 2018-2019
Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)/Opioid Agonist Therapy (OAT) Playlist
Alberta Opioid Dependency Treatment (ODT) Virtual Training Program
ODT Virtual Health Learning Sessions (Livestream)

Apr 23 2019; June 4, 2019; Aug 26, 2019

FEATURED EVENTS: GUIDELINES AND MATERIALS

READ THE NEW CADTH REPORT ON TREATMENT OF OPIOID ADDICTION HERE AND VISIT THEIR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Health Canada Professional Learning Resource On Caring for Patients with Substance Use: Bevel Up
Lower Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines – NEW RESOURCES AVAILABLE
Looking for information on Cannabis or Opioids? Check out our new pages and fact sheets.
The Addiction Foundation of Manitoba has released a new website about cannabisWeeding out the Facts.ca
CRISM releases Management of opioid use disorders: A national clinical practice guideline
AHS Announces Practice Standards for Addiction Counselors
CCSA: Summary of Provincial and Territorial Cannabis Regulations
Alberta College of Family Physicians Resources: Opioid Response in Your Practice
Tools for Practice – ACFP evidence summaries
AHS Implementing-Evidence-Based-Practices Guide

Apr 30, 2019; June 10, 2019; July 18, 2019; Sept 23, 2019

FEATURED EVENTS: RESEARCH FOCUS

NOW OPEN – CRISM/AHS PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM. FIND OUT MORE HERE!
NEW PUBLICATIONS FROM CRISM MEMBERS

The OPTIMA trial is currently recruiting participants in the Calgary area

WRHA Research Resources: http://www.wrha.mb.ca/research/index.php

NIH National Institute of Mental Health Clinical Research Toolbox is available here

 

May 6, 2019; June 17, 2019; Oct 7, 2019

FEATURED EVENTS: REPORTS

Addressing child and youth addiction and mental health in school settings
PolicyWise for Children and Families and the Addiction & Mental Health Strategic Clinical Network™
This report discusses how school settings provide an effective way of reaching a large number of students, and  the roles of education and health in providing a continuum of addiction and mental health (AMH) supports for children and youth in Alberta
Read Mre
Fostering healthy mental, emotional, and behavioral development in children and youth: A national agenda
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (United States)
This report focuses on measures to promote mental, emotional and behavioral (MEB) development and health, and prevent MEB disorders. MEB disorders often emerge in childhood or adolescence, and commonly include anxiety, behaviour disorders, depression, and substance disorders… 
Read More
NEW – The CRISM project Engaging with People with Lived/Living Expertise of Substance Use has released a report and infographic. Access them here!
NEW – THE MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION OF CANADA RELEASES A REPORT ON CANNABIS AND MENTAL HEALTH
NEW – AHS INFORMATION ABOUT CANNABIS EDIBLES
NEW – LEARN MORE ABOUT THE USE OF AMPHETAMINES IN ALBERTA
NEW – CSUCH-Canadian-Substance-Use-Costs-Harms-Provincial-Territorial-Report-2018-en
Alberta – Mental Health Services Protection Act – NEW LEGISLATION TABLED
Alberta’s Opioid Crisis Response
Alberta Health Minister’s Opioid Emergency Response Commission Reports
Information about Alberta’s approach to Cannabis Legalization
Cannabis Legalization in Canada: Implications for Public Health in Alberta – Public Forum Videos now available 
WRHA Annual Report 2018
SHA Annual Report 2018

May 13, 2019; June 24, 2019; Nov 10, 2019

FEATURED EVENTS: Community ACTIVISM

AAWEAR: Alberta Addicts Who Educate and Advocate Responsibly

AIDS Saskatoon

AMSISE: Access to Medically Supervised Injection Sites Edmonton

Boyle Street Community Services

MHRN: Manitoba Harm Reduction Network

MSTH: Moms Stop The Harm

New Hampshire Safe Station Program

REACH: Edmonton’s Council for Safe Communities

Say KNOW.org

Streetworks Edmonton