Health Canada - Helping people who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic

Health Canada Toolkit: COVID-19 and substance use

The toolkit provides information to support health care providers to understand their options in providing care for their patients who use drugs during the pandemic, and help people who use drugs learn about services they may be able to access through a health care provider.

Wellness Together Canada 

Connects Canadians to peer support workers, social workers, psychologists and other professionals for confidential chat sessions or phone calls.

Canadian Pain Task Force Online Resource Page

A list of online resources for people living with pain during COVID-19

Taking Care of your Mental Health (COVID-19)

EXTERNAL COVID-19 RESOURCES

British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU)

BC Centre for Disease Control 

Provides provincial and national leadership in disease surveillance, detection, treatment, prevention and consultation. Information about COVID-19 and people who use substances.

Canadian Association of People Who Use Drugs (CAPUD)

The national drug user organization in Canada

Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA)

Resources on COVID-19 and substance use gathered websites and organizations from around the world, as well publications from its own experts.

Canadian Association for Safe Supply (CASS)

National organization focused primarily on increasing access and supply to legal, regulated substances of known potency.

Canadian Drug Policy Coalition (CDPC)

COVID-19 Harm Reduction Resources

Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse (CRISM)

Six national guidance documents that address urgent needs of people who use substances, service providers, and decision makers in relation to the COVID19 pandemic.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Community Addictions Peer Support Association (CAPSA)
CAPSA supports all pathways to recovery, and strives to empower individuals impacted by addiction by providing opportunities to integrate into the broader community through peer support initiatives and community engagement projects.

Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal - Institut universitaire sur les dépendances (IUD)

Families for Addiction Recovery

COVID-19 Information and Resources

National Overdose Response Service (NORS)

NORS is an overdose prevention hotline for Canadians providing loving, confidential, nonjudgmental support for you, whenever and wherever you use drugs.

Urgent Public Health Need Sites (UPHNS) Community of Practice HUB

A place where knowledge and information on harm reduction, Urgent Public Health Need Sites (UPHNS), and COVID-19 can be shared across Canada

 

Ressources externes et renseignements – COVID-19

Centre canadien sur les dépendances et l’usage de substances (CCDUS)

Une liste de ressources tirées de sites Web et d’organisations de partout dans le monde ainsi que de publications de nos experts de pointe.

Association communautaire d’entraide par les pairs contre les addictions (ACEPA)

L’Association canadienne des personnes qui utilisent des drogues (ACPUD)

L'organisation nationale représentant les personnes qui utilisent des drogues au Canada

Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal - Institut universitaire sur les dépendances (IUD)

l’Initiative canadienne de recherche sur l’abus de substances (ICRAS-CRISM)

Une série de six guides pratiques nationaux produits pour répondre aux besoins urgents des personnes utilisatrices de drogues (PUD), des prestataires de soins et services et des décideurs devant la pandémie de la COVID-19.

Le Centre de toxicomanie et de santé mentale (CAMH)

La santé mentale et la pandémie de COVID-19

La Coalition canadienne des politiques sur les drogues (CCPD)

COVID-19 Ressources en réduction des méfaits

La communauté de pratique des sites de besoins urgents en santé publique (SBUSP)

Un projet pancanadien qui favorise l’échange de connaissances, de ressources et d’informations sur la réduction des méfaits et la prévention des surdoses dans les SBUSP et les refuges d’urgence mis en place pour répondre à la crise de la COVID-19.

Le Service national d’intervention en cas de surdose (SNIS)

Un service téléphonique pancanadien de prévention de surdoses destinée aux Canadiens, qui vous apporte un soutien affectueux, confidentiel et sans jugement, à chaque fois que vous consommez de la drogue et quel que soit l'endroit où vous le faites.

British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) [Disponible en anglais seulement]

Provides provincial and national leadership in disease surveillance, detection, treatment, prevention and consultation. Information about COVID-19 and people who use substances.

Canadian Association for Safe Supply (CASS) [Disponible en anglais seulement]

National organization focused primarily on increasing access and supply to legal, regulated substances of known potency.

Families for Addiction Recovery [Disponible en anglais seulement]

COVID-19 Information and Resources