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Jun 26, 2018, 09:15 ET Substance Use in Canada Costs $38.4 Billion a Year - Alcohol and tobacco together cause the most harm-by a large margin

OTTAWA, June 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Substance use costs Canadian society $38.4 billion a year, or almost $1,100 for every person in Canada, according to a new study. Alcohol and tobacco use contributed...


Apr 26, 2018, 09:30 ET Time to Kickstart the Conversation on Substance Use in Older Canadians

Key report from Canada's leading voice on substance use and addiction provides evidence-based knowledge for policy makers OTTAWA, April 26, 2018 /CNW/ - As Canadian society ages, with adults 55 and...


Feb 28, 2018, 16:55 ET Statement by Rita Notarandrea, CEO, on the 2018 Federal Budget

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA), I commend the Government of Canada for its strategic investments to address substance use and...


Nov 21, 2017, 19:52 ET The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction Welcomes Glenn Brimacombe as Vice-president

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Glenn Brimacombe to Vice-president, Strategic Partnerships and...


Nov 13, 2017, 11:30 ET Launch of Finding Quality Addiction Care in Canada an Information Guide for Canadians on Treatment for Alcohol and Drug Use

CALGARY, Nov. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Today the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) and the Canadian Executive Council on Addictions (CECA) are pleased to announce the release of Finding...


Nov 13, 2017, 09:00 ET Statement by Rita Notarandrea, CEO, on National Addictions Awareness Week

OTTAWA, Nov. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA), I am pleased to join the many committed individuals and organizations across the country...


Nov 13, 2017, 08:00 ET Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction Hosts Canada's Largest National Conference on Prevention, Harm Reduction, Treatment and Recovery

CALGARY, Nov. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Today marks the start of the 7th Issues of Substance (IOS) conference, hosted by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. IOS is Canada's only national...


Nov 09, 2017, 08:30 ET Media Advisory - Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction Presents a National Conference on Prevention, Harm Reduction, Treatment and Recovery

CALGARY, Nov. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Issues of Substance (IOS) is Canada's only national conference that brings together addiction workers, healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers, knowledge...


Sep 12, 2017, 11:00 ET Statement by Rita Notarandrea, CEO, on Recovery Month

OTTAWA, Sept. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is pleased to add its voice in support of Recovery Month in order to build awareness, challenge stigma and...


Jun 14, 2017, 08:27 ET Canadian Postsecondary Education Partnership -- Alcohol Harms launches with mandate to reduce alcohol-related harms on campus

OTTAWA, June 14, 2017 /CNW/ - The Postsecondary Education Partnership — Alcohol Harms (PEP–AH) launched today with a strong commitment to taking steps to address collectively alcohol-related harms on ...