The BC Centre on Substance Use is a provincially networked organization with a mandate to develop, help implement, and evaluate evidence-based approaches to substance use and addiction.
BC Centre on Substance Use to begin studying psychedelics as treatment option for addictions
April 21, 2017Read more
The BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) is planning clinical trials set to begin this year to study the effectiveness of psychedelic-assisted therapy in treating
Province funds world-class research centre to improve addictions care in B.C.
March 7, 2017Read more
Today Health Minister Terry Lake announced $5 million of additional funding for the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU), as well as $1.9 million in
New Canadian online study of cannabis dispensary users set to launch
February 17, 2017Read more
Vancouver, BC [February 17, 2017] With the Canadian federal government soon to announce plans to legalize cannabis, researchers from the British Columbia Centre on Substance
Statement from Dr. Evan Wood and Marshall Smith regarding September 30th, 2016 Overdose statistics
October 20, 2016Read more
Evan Wood, Interim Director for the BC Centre on Substance Use and Marshall Smith, Chairperson, British Columbia Recovery Council, released the following statement in response
The BC-CfE Strongly Supports Implementation of Physician Access to Prescription Heroin
September 8, 2016Read more
“The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and its addictions team enthusiastically supports Health Canada’s decision to allow access to pharmaceutical-grade heroin for the
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