Mental Health and Addictions Education in the Emergency Department

Evidence-based guidance for including Trauma-Informed Care principles in practice and reducing stigma in health care.


Please work through the PowerPoint content and click to access the videos below in the order they appear on the slides in the presentation. 

Substance Use Disorders

Nova Scotia Health, 2024.

YouTube Video Links


  Video #1: What is Addiction? [Gabor Maté]

Omega Point, 2014.



  Video #2 - Matt's Story

Interior Health, 2021.



  Video #3 - Shane's Story

First Nations Health Authority, 2017.


  Video #4 Jasmine's Story

The Leader-Post, 2019.

  Video #5 - Dean's Story

TrueTube, 2022.

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