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 The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) (formerly the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse) and the National Recovery Advisory Committee are pleased to announce the findings from the first-ever Life in Recovery from Addiction in Canada survey. This report compiles the results of a s...

July 21, 2015

Jeff Wilbee and Addictions and Mental Health Ontario brought the Silver Ribbon to Canada in 2006, which has come to symbolize our movement. We asked Jeff to write a story about the origins of the campaign. We would like to share his words with you...

 

In 2006, as President of the International Certif...

David Wilks began his drinking career, as he calls it, at age 14, and the drinking got progressively worse as he got older.

 

“It started to run how I did my day-to-day activities,” the Conservative MP for Kootenay-Columbia told Yahoo Canada News. “Everything revolved around alcohol, and if I couldn’t...

January 28, 2015

The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA), alongside Faces and Voices of Recovery Canada, brought together experts from across Canada to hold the  first-ever National Summit on Addiction Recovery in Ottawa on January 27–28, 2015, to help shine light on the very important issue of recovery from s...

January 28, 2015

The disease of addiction is a health issue and it impacts all Canadians.

 

On January 27 and 28, 2015, individuals from across Canada representing recovery, treatment, continuing care, education, research and government came together to create a united vision for what Recovery means in Canada. This do...

March 28, 2014

The resolution, entitled Supporting Recovery from Substance Use Disorders, recognizes that substance use disorders can result in chronic relapsing conditions and that recovery support initiatives help to prevent relapse, facilitate re-entry into treatment when needed, and promote long-term recovery...

September 28, 2013

AnnMarie McCullough started drinking heavily when she was 14, but it wasn’t until she was about 26 that alcohol really began to take over her life. The Toronto native had moved to Vancouver to be a DJ in 1994, right around the time that the rave scene was thriving. Add marijuana, ecstasy, and cocain...

September 3, 2013

Ottawa, September 3, 2013 — This Sunday, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) will join health and addictions organizations across the country in celebrating Canada’s second annual Recovery Day. Ten Canadian cities including Ottawa are marking the initiative. 

 

The Ottawa event wil...

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