HRI has released a new infographic featuring recent findings from a study shedding light on the process of recovery from mental illness and addiction.Read More “Infographic: new findings from study exploring long-term recovery from addiction”
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).Read More “HRI awarded $100K from CCSA, Health Canada to explore impacts of cannabis legalization”
Read More “New findings released about hospital tobacco bans, tools for measuring craving”
In our latest Research Snapshots, we profile important findings related to tobacco bans and craving measurement in inpatient settings.
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.Read More “Building the foundation for recovery monitoring in Ontario”
HRI has released an infographic featuring recent findings from a study that aims to shed light on the process of recovery from mental illness and addiction.Read More “New findings released from study examining long-term recovery outcomes”
At a recent mental health event, HRI invited patients in recovery from addiction to help us identify meaningful priorities for future mental health and addiction research.Read More “How patients are helping to shape the future of research at HRI”
Recovery from addiction can mean different things to different people. A recent publication by HRI Research and Evaluation Scientist, Dr. Jean Costello, highlights the importance of incorporating insights from people with lived experience when building systems for measuring treatment success.Read More “Promoting patient-oriented research”
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Brian Rush, Scientist Emeritus with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, has joined the HRI team as Senior Scientist.Read More “Leading evaluation expert joins HRI team”
Since 2015, Homewood Research Institute (HRI) has partnered with Homewood Health Centre to collect data from patients who receive treatment in the Centre’s Addiction Medicine Service (AMS).Read More “Multi-year research study sheds light on addiction recovery”
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.Read More “HRI research findings featured at national addiction conference”