Addictions in Alberta

Although nearly one in five Albertans experiences an addiction or mental health problem, the issue is often overlooked.

03 November 2015

Addiction is a chronic health condition that affects people in almost all communities. Alberta is no exception.

Each year, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse holds National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW) to raise awareness about alcohol and other drug-related issues, ranging from prevention to recovery.

Interested in learning more about this often overlooked health issue?

Check out the infographic below for more information.

Sobering facts about addictions

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