Manitoba Addictions Knowledge Exchange




Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)

The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse has a legislated mandate to provide national leadership and evidence-informed analysis and advice to mobilize collaborative efforts to reduce alcohol- and other drug-related harm.

Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Canadian research facility and hospital which provides direct patient care. Includes searchable database of addiction related materials.

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world’s leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health.

Includes a searchable  database of addiction related materials.

Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC)

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is a catalyst for improving the mental health system and changing the attitudes and behaviours of Canadians around mental health issues. Through its unique mandate from Health Canada, the MHCC brings together leaders and organizations from across the country to accelerate these changes.

Coalescing on Women and Substance Use: Linking Research Practice and Policy project

This site captures material from historical and ongoing projects related to women’s substance use in Canada. The projects described here have been sponsored by the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health with the involvement of many partners.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

SAMHSA works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services in the USA.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

This American site focuses on the science behind addiction and offers information for researchers, medical health professionals, patients and families, etc.

The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA)

The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is the national, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association representing public health in Canada. Includes

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

American National Institute on Health that understands the impact of alcohol on human health and well being. Includes publications, research, etc.

National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation (NNAPF)

NNAPF is the national voice advocating for Inuit and First Nations culturally-based addictions services.

National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC, the Association of Addictions Professionals)

NAADAC’s Mission is to lead, unify, and empower addiction focused professionals to achieve excellence through education, advocacy, knowledge, standards of practice, ethics, professional development and research.

Responsible Gambling Council

The Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to problem gambling prevention. RGC is committed to bringing together all perspectives in the reduction of gambling problems including those of people with firsthand experience with gambling problems, gaming providers, regulators, policy makers and treatment professionals.

The Brief Addiction Science Information Source (BASIS)

The BASIS provides a forum for the free exchange of information related to addiction, and public access to the latest scientific developments and resources in the field. Our aim is to strengthen worldwide understanding of addiction and minimize its harmful effects. The Division on Addiction, Cambridge Health Alliance, a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate.

The Homeless Hub

A Canadian Homelessness Research Network (CHRN) initiative, this site includes research, education, personal stories and a resource library.

Foundation for a Drug-Free World

The Foundation for a Drug-Free World is a nonprofit public benefit corporation that empowers youth and adults with factual information about drugs so they can make informed decisions and live drug-free.