National Addictions Awareness Week is an initiative aimed at raising awareness about substance abuse and addiction. Typically held in November, it focuses on educating the public about the impact of addiction on individuals, families, and communities. The week often includes events, discussions, and campaigns that aim to reduce stigma, provide support to those affected by addiction, and promote resources for prevention and treatment. It’s a crucial effort in fostering understanding, empathy, and support for individuals struggling with addictions.
Please check out the following link for more information and various resources about the initiative: https://www.ccsa.ca/national-addictions-awareness-week
The Mind Forward EDI Committee