Support what you learned in our Connecting for Veteran Wellness course with additional on-line training and course opportunities in the fields of substance use recovery and wellness and peer support. Have a look also at our project webinars & Canada's first Service Dog and Canine Management diploma!
The courses listed here are FREE or have a cost ($$). They are variously titled because many words are used interchangeably with recovery, including wellness, healing journey, and health. These courses can help raise substance use understanding for a general audience. Connect with us if you know of another to share!
Three learning modules on the topic of stigma associated with substance use. These modules have been made with both the general public and professional audiences in mind. FREE.
Addiction basics for everyone, including those worried about someone's use of substances. FREE.
Gain a greater understanding of core concepts that will help you to break down barriers and dispel the stigma associated with mental illness and addiction. FREE.
For healthcare providers and frontline clinicians to develop strategies to improve patient–provider interactions and overall care for people with mental illness including addiction. FREE.
Help a person developing a mental health problem, experiencing a mental health crisis, or a worsening of their mental health. $$
Naloxone (also called Narcan®) reverses an overdose from opioids. People who are likely to experience or witness an opioid overdose can get a Naloxone kit from an approved site. FREE.
Harm reduction 101: Foundations of Harm Reduction, Overdose Prevention & Response, Engaging People Who Use Drugs. FREE.
Developed by the Canadian Schools of Nursing, Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada and Canadian Social Work Education. An opioids use and opioids use disorder education resource. FREE.
Practical guidance on how to provide care or services in a trauma- and violence-informed way. Developed by UBC in partnership with Western University and University of Northern BC. FREE.
Road to Mental Readiness training. Developed by the Department of National Defence and updated and offered by the Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment. FREE
Understanding and Addressing Moral Injury: A Toolkit for Leaders. Provides an understanding of moral injury in an organizational context, and provides tools, templates, and tips for understanding what protective structures are already in place, and what more might need to be done. FREE
There are a number of peer support courses available in Canada. Have a look through the CIPSRT (Canadian Institute for Public Safety, Research and Treatment) website for a listing! Some are free and some have a cost ($$). You can do a search on Google too!