Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – June 4 Week

1. Community Addictions Peer Support Association

CAPSA Partners with BFO on Wellness Resources: CAPSA has partnered with Breaking Free Online to offer their self-activate wellness and support program during COVID-19. Sign up with code “CAPSA2020” to get your free account. ( )

2. Feds Announce $1.2m For Elizabeth Fry Society To Support Overdose Victims In Peterborough

The federal government has announced $1.2 million in funding over the next four years to the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough, Ont., to better support people who have experienced overdoses. ( )

3. A New Report Shows What Canadians Think About Addiction

The recent release of the 2008 National Report Card on Health Care has some good news and some bad news for Canadians who have been personally impacted by an addiction or mental illness. (

4. Caught In A Crisis

While Canada is preoccupied with opioid addiction, crystal meth is on the rise — and threatens to deepen the country’s drug emergency. ( )

5. Stigmas Identified In Nurse Practitioners’ Attitudes Toward Managing Mental Health Conditions

Researchers conducted a cross-sectional study to assess nurse practitioners’ attitudes and beliefs regarding working with individuals with a mental health disorder. ( )

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