Crystal Methamphetamine has re-emerged in many of our communities. This webinar provided a generalized overview and is ideal for professionals who work with individuals that use crystal meth. It included information on the effects on the body/brain, co-morbidity issues, infectious disease implications and treatment challenges including issues of poly-substance use.
The presenter for this event was Dr. Peter Butt, Addictions Medicine Specialist, from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Health Authority.
Please click here to watch this informational webinar, which we anticipate will be the first of a series delivered by the Crystal Meth Task Group, Prevention Team and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health. The slides for the presentation can be found here.
This free webinar was held Thursday, September 14th, 2017.
Evidence Exchange Network (EENet) is a mental health and addictions knowledge exchange network that connects stakeholders across Ontario. The EENet community includes researchers, clinicians, decision-makers, service providers, system planners, policymakers, persons with lived experience, and families. The network promotes the use of research evidence in decision-making, develops targeted knowledge translation products and tools, and supports interactive exchanges.
This paper provides an overview of what has been learned about the use of online tools in the area of substance use, to gauge the perceived potential for implementing such tools in Canada, and to make recommendations regarding useful next steps.
A Community-Based Workbook and video series for Evaluating Substance Abuse & Mental Health Programs in Saskatchewan.
This website was active from 2007 – July, 2016. It now serves as a product archive for the work that Colleen Anne Dell Ph.D. former Research Chair in Substance Abuse created. The Research Chair’s mandate was to increase Saskatchewan’s substance abuse research capacity, strengthen the training of addiction workers, and increase the effective use of research resources in substance abuse prevention and treatment.
Addictions Professionals Association of Saskatchewan (APASK) is the membership organization serving addiction counsellors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals, who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment, recovery support and education.