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The Story of Our Investment in Community Based Research

This short, animated video tells the story of our investment in 14 community-based research (CBR) projects to address knowledge gaps in the relation between cannabis …

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Use Your Voice

Choose to Use Your Voice – Reducing Stigma Toward People Who Use Substances

Jes is a community harm reduction support navigator and peer support worker, who has been helping people with lived and living experience of opioid use …

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Early Childhood Mental Health (webinar)

Watch our discussion of the recent policy brief about the impact of the pandemic on families and early childhood mental health with co-author and co-host: …

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A Way Forward – how we can dismantle mental health- and/or substance use-related structural stigma

There are many things we can do to dismantle mental health- and substance use-related structural stigma in health-care settings. We asked people to share their …

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“Less Than” – how mental health and/or substance use-related structural stigma impacts quality of care

We asked people to share how structural stigma impacts the quality of the health-care they receive. These are the stories they shared.Structural stigma can be …

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“Access Denied” – how mental health/substance use-related structural stigma impacts health-care access

We asked people to share how structural stigma impacts their access to health-care services. These are the stories they shared.Structural stigma can be dismantled. Here’s …

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Promoting and Strengthening Post-Secondary Student Mental Health

The National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students The Mental Health Commission of Canada has championed the development of a …

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Advancing Psychological Health and Safety for Health-Care Workers

Learn on the importance of addressing the two psychosocial factors specifically linked to workers’ chronic stress in health-care settings: protection from moral distress and support …

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Measuring Stigma Related to Opioid Use

Learn about the Opening Minds Provider Attitudes Toward Opioid Use Scale (OM-PATOS), geared to those in the helping professions that may respond to or care …

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