Sector News

  1. Findings from a 20 year marijuana review shows negative outcomes from chronic use

    The findings from a marijuana study shows there are negative outcomes from chronic marijuana use that we should be made aware of and share with our clients. Some of the negative outcomes include: low reflex rates, low birth weight, higher likelihood of bronchitis and psychological disorders such as a loss of touch with reality and distancing oneself from family and friends. Watch a CTV interview about this topic here.   

  2. The public is more likely to view drug addiction negatively than other mental health issues

    A study conducted by John Hopkins has found that drug addiction is viewed more negatively than other mental health issues. This is problematic because without higher levels of support for people who use drugs (PWUDs), PWUDs may not seek the help they need for a condition that may be treatable.