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

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BEYOND STIGMA

Stigma impacts all aspects of treatment for people living with opioid use disorder.

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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

August 2,
2022

Sachidanandan G, Bechard LE, Hodgson K, Sud A

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Education as drug policy: A realist synthesis of continuing professional development for opioid agonist therapy

August 1,
2022

Kankanam Gamage K, Tejpar S, Majid U, Dixon K, et al.

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Bridging the Macro-micro Divide: A Qualitative Meta-synthesis on the Perspectives and Experiences of Health Care Providers on the Extramedical Use and Diversion of Buprenorphine

July 12,
2022

Sud A, Strang M, Buchman DZ, Spithoff S, et al.

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How the Suboxone Education Programme presented as a solution to risks in the Canadian opioid crisis: a critical discourse analysis

May 26,
2022

Sud A, McGee M, Mintzes B, Herder M

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Permissive regulation: A critical review of the regulatory history of buprenorphine formulations in Canada

April 21,
2022

Tafreshi S, Steiner A, Sud A

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Shifting interpretations in evidence and guidance in pain and opioids research: A bibliometric analysis of a highly cited case series from 1986

A bibliometric analysis of Portenoy and Foley’s 1986 landmark case series and its impact on opioid research.

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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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