Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

CCSA works with its partners to address issues related to substance use and addiction that affect the health and safety of Canadians. These issues have a profound impact across all aspects of society.

We ensure that our areas of focus align with CCSA’s Strategic Framework and Values. We also consult with our partners and others in the substance use field to identify:

Our areas of focus include the following substances and issues.

Substances and Addiction:

  • Alcohol
  • Cannabis
  • Cocaine
  • Gambling
  • Methamphetamine
  • Opioids
  • Prescription drugs
  • Substance Use in Canada
  • Treatment, Support and Recovery

Health and Public Safety:

  • Impaired Driving
  • Policy 
  • Workforce
  • Workplace Safety

People and Communities:

  • Adverse Childhood Experience 
  • Educators
  • Lived and Living Experience
  • National Addictions Awareness Week
  • Stigma
  • Youth and Emerging Adults

Data Trends:

  • Canadian Drug Trends
  • Canadian Substance Use Costs and Harms
  • National Treatment Indicators
  • Student Drug Use Surveys 

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