Links & Resources

Substance Use Research in Canada
BCCSU – British Columbia Centre on Susbstance Use (CRISM BC Node)
CAMH – Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CRISM Ontatio Node)
CISUR – Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (UVic)
CARMHA – Centre for Applied Research in Mental Health and Addiction (SFU)
CRISM – Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Use (CRISM Prairie Node)

Cannabis Resources – Youth
CYCLES – A classroom resource for high schools
Cycles was the product of our qualitative TRACE (Teens Report on Adolescent Cannabis Experiences) research program with youth cannabis users in British Columbia.The resource includes a video that is free to stream online, as well as a facilitator’s guide with interactive activities for students.

CSSDP – Sensible Cannabis Education: A Toolkit for Educating Youth
This evidence-based resource was developed by Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy, in consultation with youth. I was happy to be one of the researchers consulted on this work, and I currently serve as a strategic adviser to CSSDP.

Cannabis Legalization in Canada: Implications for Public Health in Alberta
The provincial public forum I organized with Peter Fenwick,  hosted by The O’Brien Institute for Public Health and the Canadian College of Health Leaders (Southern Alberta Chapter)  at the University of Calgary’s Downtown Campus on May 05, 2017. The first event of its kind for Alberta, the forum was attended by over 300 people and forged important connections between policy stakeholders, researchers and members of the public.

Event Highlight Video
Speaker Videos
Event Program & Speaker Bios
Summary & Speaker Slides