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Certification – Honouring our Strengths – Continuum of Care – Workforce Development Series

Certification is one way to ensure that addiction workers have and maintain the skills and competencies necessary to effectively support individuals with substance use issues. The process to obtain certification requires a significant commitment by both employees and employers. Through

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Release of First Do No Harm: Responding to Canada’s Prescription Drug Crisis Collective Challenge Requires Collective Action

News Release available here. Documents Available First Do No Harm: Responding to Canada’s Prescription Drug Crisis Report in Short Canadian Drug Summary: Prescription Opioids Canadian Drug Summary: Prescription Sedatives and Tranquilizers Canadian Drug Summary: Prescription Stimulants Biographies of NAC Co-chairs

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Record of Discussions of the Honouring Our Strengths: National Renewal Forum

We are pleased to share the Honouring Our Strengths: National Renewal Forum final report with participants and key renewal partners from across Canada.  As you may recall, the Honouring Our Strengths Forum took place January 24-26, 2012 in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Honouring our Strengths: A Renewed Framework to Address Substance Use Issues Among First Nations People in Canada – Summary Report

Attached below is the Summary Report of Honouring Our Strengths: A Renewed Framework to Address Substance Use Issues Among First Nations People in Canada. This 14-page document provides an overview of the Framework’s guiding principles, elements of care, and supporting

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Chiefs in Assembly endorse the NNADAP / YSAP Renewal Framework

We are pleased to announce that the Resolution to support the NNADAP / YSAP Renewal Framework was passed by the Chiefs-in-Assembly at the Assembly of First Nations, Special Chiefs Assembly, on December 15, 2010 in Gatineau, Quebec. The resolution received

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Paper # 3: Mental Health

We are pleased to share a final copy of the NNADAP Renewal Research Paper – Improving Mental Health Services and Supports in the National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program. The paper is one of five research papers commissioned by

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NNADAP Research Paper #4

We are pleased to share with you the NNADAP Historical Timeline. This document details the key national events that have impacted on-reserve addictions services from its pilot phase until the present day. This timeline was developed through analysis of existing

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