This section includes resources from medical institutions regarding medical treatments for opioid and alcohol use disorders such as medical detoxification, as well as podcasts and videos documenting the lived experiences of people with addictions and resources on harm reduction.
META:PHI Guides (Women's College): Tools and educational resources supporting clinicians providing care to people with substance use disorders in a variety of settings
Words Matter: Terms to use and avoid when talking about addiction. From the National Institute on Drug Abuse
medical detoxification protocols
Protocols for detoxification from alcohol, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, and opioids, from the University of Toronto’s Psychiatry Hub
Primer on Alcohol Use Disorder from the University of Toronto’s Family Medicine Hub (2-page overview)
UBC Faculty of Medicine’s Provincial Opioid Addiction Treatment Support Program : free full course on diagnosing and treating opioid use disorder
Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse: National Guideline for the Clinical Management of Opioid Use Disorder