Research Agencies to Follow

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is the main addiction research agency in the United States. This site contains an outstanding set of online resources on the science of addiction and information to support the friends and families of people struggling with addiction.

The Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC) is a network of individuals and groups dedicated to the study of substance use and addiction in support of community-wide efforts to promote health and reduce harm. The reports and events promoted on this site are used to inform a broad range of projects, reports, publications and initiatives aimed at providing all people in BC and beyond with access to happier, healthier lives, whether using substances or not.

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world’s leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues. This site has a comprehensive list of new research findings as well as educational resources on addiction and mental health.

The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse: ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) provides national leadership to reduce alcohol and other drug-related harms. We bring people and knowledge together to improve the health and safety of Canadians, famili​es and communities.