HRI awarded $100K from CCSA, Health Canada to explore impacts of cannabis legalization

HRI is the proud recipient of $100,000 in funding from the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) and Health Canada to study the effects of cannabis legalization on at-risk populations, including people requiring treatment for mental illness and substance use disorder (SUD).

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Building the foundation for recovery monitoring in Ontario

Ontario recently launched Roadmap to Wellness: A Plan to Build Ontario’s Mental Health and Addictions System. The plan provides a clear path forward to improve mental health and addiction services and calls for a standardized approach to measuring performance of the current system – a call echoed by both the Auditor General and Addictions and Mental Health Ontario.

HRI is bringing experts together to answer that call.

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HRI research findings featured at national addiction conference

HRI research findings were featured in three presentations at a national conference hosted in Calgary, Alberta by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) in November. The Issues of Substance Conference brings together addiction experts, policy makers and researchers to mobilize knowledge in the addiction field to address substance use in Canada. HRI was pleased to share updates and findings from three major projects currently underway.

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