New study finds medications to treat alcohol addiction underused
Between 2015 and 2019, fewer than 5 per cent of British Columbians who met the criteria for moderate to severe alcohol use disorder received medications for the minimum recommended time of three months.
Jul 25, 2023
Canadian collaboration to develop national standards for substance use education and intervention in schools
Dr. Emily Jenkins, a UBC associate professor of nursing, shares what needs to change to best support children and youth when it comes to substance use education and intervention.
Jun 28, 2023
New tools aim to improve care for people experiencing substance use stigma
Due to widespread negative attitudes towards substance use issues, people are often treated in disrespectful or discriminatory ways in health care settings.
Sep 20, 2022
Knowing someone with COVID-19 increased men’s anxiety more than women’s
It started as a research project to track student mental health over an entire term at university. Then, COVID-19 hit. Suddenly, a group of UBC researchers and their partners had an unprecedented opportunity to learn how students were faring emotionally as a global pandemic inched closer and closer to them.
Mar 25, 2021