Researching and addressing mental illness, chronic pain, and opioid use.

FEATURED VIDEO

NURTURING CIRCLES OF CARE

In our second video, let’s explore the compounding effects of colonialism and institutional racism on the experience of stigma for Indigenous peoples with opioid use disorder.

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FEATURED VIDEO

BEYOND STIGMA

Stigma impacts all aspects of treatment for people living with opioid use disorder.
In our first video, join us as we explore the impacts of stigma and how we can work together to overcome it.

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RESEARCH STUDY

Canadian Veterans with PTSD

Our team is looking for Canadian Veterans to participate in a study exploring alternative treatments for PTSD.

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Recent Publications

January 18,
2023

McGee M, Chiu K, Moineddin R, Sud A

publication

The Impact of Suboxone’s Market Exclusivity on Cost of Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

January 10,
2023

Grundy Q, Imahori D, Mahajan S, Garner G, et al.

publication

Cannabis companies and the sponsorship of scientific research: A cross-sectional Canadian case study

November 11,
2022

McEwen V, Esterlis M , Lorello GR, Sud A, et al.

publication

A scoping review of gaps identified by primary care providers in caring for patients with chronic non-cancer pain

October 26,
2022

Ryk J, Simpson R, Hosseiny F, Notarianni M, et al.

publication

Virtually-delivered Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY) for Canadian veterans with PTSD: A study protocol for a nation-wide effectiveness and implementation evaluation

October 14,
2022

Webster F, Connoy L, Sud A, Rice K, et al.

publication

Chronic Struggle: An Institutional Ethnography of Chronic Pain and Marginalization

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WHO WE ARE

A multifaceted team navigating a multifaceted approach to health care.

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More of Our Work

November 10,
2022

video

Beyond Stigma: Nurturing Circles of Care (Captions in Inuktitut, Mi’kmaq, English, and French)

Stigma impacts all aspects of treatment for people living with opioid use disorder. This animated video explores how the impacts of stigma are further compounded for Indigenous peoples due to the effects of institutional racism and colonialism, and how we can work together to move beyond stigma.

November 10,
2022

video

Améliorer les cercles de soins (sous-titres en inuktitut, micmaq, anglaise, française)

Les préjugés affectent tous les aspects du traitement des personnes ayant un trouble lié à l’utilisation d’opioïdes. Cette vidéo d’animation explore comment leur incidence est encore plus grave pour les peuples autochtones en raison des effets du racisme institutionnel et du colonialisme, et comment nous pouvons travailler ensemble pour aller au-delà des préjugés.

November 9,
2022

Cheng DK, Ullah MH, Gage H

presentation

The exclusion of people with comorbid depression from chronic pain clinical trials: a secondary data analysis

A poster presentation for the NAPCRG 50th Annual Meeting of a secondary analysis of trials reporting depression outcomes in chronic pain trials.

May 1,
2022

project

SKY for Canadian Veterans with PTSD Study

An ongoing study evaluating the effectiveness and implementation of virtually delivered Sudarshan Kriya Yoga for Canadian veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

April 26,
2022

Panelists: LeBlanc S, Dixon K, Sud S, and Ellis-MacDonald K

presentation

CPHA Substance Use Webinar Series: Beyond Stigma Panel Discussion

A panel discussion of the Beyond Stigma video, presented by the Canadian Public Health Association and the Canadian Substance Use Resource and Knowledge Exchange Centre (SURE)

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