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About the Addiction Toolkit

© 2010 CAMH and St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto

This accessible and practical reference is for health care providers who work in a primary care setting and who have patients with substance use problems. Based on current clinical evidence and the extensive clinical experience of the editors and contributors, the toolkit provides brief answers to common clinical questions, as well as relevant clinical tools and patient resources.

What’s in the Addiction Toolkit?

The scope of the toolkit will continue to expand. It initially focuses on the following topic areas:

Of these, the latest addition is the section on Opioid misuse and addiction.

Each area is organized into subtopics that include the answers to frequently asked questions, followed by annotated lists of downloadable resources and other links. 

New Topic Areas

Recently added new topic areas include:


Future content will also be determined by your feedback and suggestions. Please send us your ideas for the Addiction Toolkit. Note the Feedback button that appears in the right-hand column of every page.

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