Impacts of COVID-19 on Substance Use and People Who Use Substances
About this Event
Special note: Space is limited! Register by June 3 to receive a link to the event, which will be hosted on Microsoft Teams. You will receive a bilingual event program before the event.
This virtual learning event is hosted by the the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction, as part of the COVID-19 and Mental Health (CMH) Initiative. It will highlight the research results of Knowledge Synthesis Grant: COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity in Mental Health and Substance Use. This event will focus on research findings related to COVID-19 and the impacts on substance use and people who use substances and how the research can be used to inform relevant policies, practices, guidelines and programs in Canada.
This event is highly recommended for:
•policy and decision-makers at all levels of government;
•health care providers, including mental health care and substance use care providers, professional colleges and associations;
•the general population (including but not limited to people with lived/living experience).
Language: English presentation followed by a period of questions and answers in both official languages, English and French
As Canada’s health research investment agency, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) seeks to create and translate new knowledge into improved health for Canadians. And as one of CIHR’s 13 Institutes, the Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction (INMHA) contributes to this mandate by supporting research, and knowledge translation and exchange focused on the functioning and disorders of the brain, spinal cord, sensory systems and the mind.
Questions? Email us at COVID19MH-COVID19SM@cihr-irsc.gc.ca
Please note that the purpose of this event is to offer evidence-based information and not individual therapeutic advice.