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

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International comparative policy analysis of opioid use disorder treatment across nine high-income jurisdictions

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SKY-PTSD RESEARCH STUDY: Webinar Series

Join us monthly for opportunities to learn about key topics with peers and experts in the field of Veterans’ health and well-being!

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STRENGTH IN CONNECTIONS

In the third video in our series, we explore the stigma that may be experienced from or by the families, friends and peers of people who use opioids.

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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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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 12,
2024

Chiu K, Pandya S, Sharma M, Hooimeyer A, de Souza A, Sud A

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An international comparative policy analysis of opioid use disorder treatment in primary care across nine high-income jurisdictions

November 17,
2023

Campbell C, Chiu K, Sud A

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Methadone Prescribing Regulation for Opioid Use Disorder in Canada: Evidence for an East/West Policy Divide

October 1,
2023

Parker K, Sud A

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Principles-Focused Evaluation: A Promising Practice in the Evaluation of Continuing Professional Development

September 28,
2023

Sachidanandan G, Sud A

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From Two Dimensions to Multidimensions: A Mechanistic Model to Support Deliberate CPD Development, Coordination, and Evaluation

August 22,
2023

Sud A, Chiu K, Friedman J, Dupouy J

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Buprenorphine deregulation as an opioid crisis policy response – A comparative analysis between France and the United States

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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

April 27,
2024

Cheng DK, Simpson R, Moineddin R, et al.

presentation

Sahaj Samadhi Meditation versus a Health Enhancement Program for depression in chronic pain: a randomized controlled trial

A poster presentation for the CPS 2024 Annual Scientific Meeting of a randomized clinical trial assessing the effectiveness of Sahaj Samadhi Meditation (SSM) in people with chronic pain and depression.

April 2,
2024

A discussion with panelists Belén Montefalcone, Spencer Delisle, Steve Stokan & Summer Rogowski

presentation

SKY for Veterans with PTS(D) – Apr 2024

Panelists Belén Montefalcone, Spencer Delisle, Steve Stokan & Summer Rogowski discuss how Sudarshan-Kriya Yoga (SKY) reduces PTSD symptoms in Veterans

February 26,
2024

A discussion with panelists Kayla Fournier, Polliann Maher & Dr. Helena Hawryluk.

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Impact of PTSD on Veterans’ Children Panel – Feb 2024

Panelists Kayla Fournier, Polliann Maher & Dr. Helena Hawryluk discuss the impacts of PTSD on veterans’ children

January 26,
2024

A discussion with Dr. Eleni Hapidou

presentation

Chronic Pain Management and Yoga for Veterans – Jan 2024

Dr. Eleni Hapidou discusses pain management programs and mindfulness yoga for Veterans living with PTSD and chronic pain

December 13,
2023

A discussion with Dr. Candice Monson

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Virtual Therapy for Veterans’ Healthcare – Dec 2023

Dr. Candice Monson speaks about virtual therapies that have impacted Veteran health care

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