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About This Resource

What It Does

This brief video talks about:

The neuroscience of addiction
How trauma contributes to substance use
Other factors that drive substance use

How It Helps

This resource can help you:

Understand the biological causes of addiction
Challenge stigma around substance use

This brief video talks about:

The neuroscience of addiction
How trauma contributes to substance use
Other factors that drive substance use

This resource can help you:

Understand the biological causes of addiction
Challenge stigma around substance use
There’s a beginning to every journey
There's more where this came from! This resource is just one part of a wellness program. Create an account to use the full program, along with:
5 min self-assessment
Progress tracking
Self-guided courses/apps
Communities of support
Confidential counselling
Substance use support
I recommend this for anyone seeking a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment.

CAPSA provides a safe and inclusive community of support for those who are questioning their relationship with substances. This video was produced jointly by Carleton University, Dr. Kim Hellemans, PhD, and CAPSA.

If you’re interested in finding more resources like this one, including self-guided courses, webinars, peer-to-peer support groups, live counselling, mindfulness meditations, and more, you can create an account for free. You’ll also be able to complete a wellness assessment and track your progress towards your wellness goals.

For more resources on stigma:

https://capsa.ca/training-primer/


CAPSA also hosts meetings called All People, All Pathways. These meetings are facilitated by peers. They are open to anyone who wants to discuss their, or their loved one’s, relationship with substances.

For Peer Support, click here: 
https://capsa.ca/peer-support-meetings/