Monthly Archives: November 2019

Mothering and Opioids: Addressing Stigma – Acting Collaboratively

Much is changing in the substance use and child welfare fields to bring forth approaches that are culturally safe, trauma informed, harm reduction-oriented and participant-driven. This toolkit highlights these advances and invites people to think about how we can continue … Continue reading

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Sex Gender and Cannabis

This report reviews current research and data on cannabis use and its effects in order to highlight sex and gender related factors and issues. It is one of the products of a policy-research partnership project funded by Health Canada and … Continue reading

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Indigenous Approaches to FASD Prevention: Revitalizing Culture and Healing

This booklet presents seven programs that exemplify how Indigenous communities across Canada are working to integrate culture and healing into their efforts to improve the health of women, children, and their families. Each program has thoughtfully drawn upon traditional notions … Continue reading

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Developing equitable approaches to prevention, harm reduction and the route of administration (ROA): Aligning cannabis, tobacco use and vaping

Poster presented at the CCSA Issues of Substance Conference 2019 View poster and references here

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Healing Families, Helping Systems: A Trauma-Informed Practice Guide for Working with Children, Youth and Families

This guide is concerned with advancing understanding and action about trauma informed approaches that support program and service delivery for/with children, youth and families. This guide is the result of a project of the Ministry of Children and Family Development … Continue reading

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