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10 Things to Know About Addictions

What comes to mind when you think about addictions?

Addictions affect one in five Albertan adults. They involve alcohol, gambling, prescription drugs and other substances. How should communities respond, and how is our health system handling the problems?

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Cameron Wild is an expert in addiction and mental health. He is the nominated principal investigator for the Prairie node of the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse (CRISM), funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

To view Dr. Wild's presentation slides click here