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Canada News Centre2017-12-29T13:46:41-05:00

URL: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/news/2017/10/mental_illness_awarenessweekoctober172017worldmentalhealthdayoct.html

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Health Canada releases first snapshot of cannabis use in Canada

Between March and May 2017, Health Canada asked 9,215 Canadians about their knowledge, behaviours and attitudes towards cannabis use, including driving behaviours after consuming cannabis.Health Canada2017-12-19T09:06:10-05:00

Statement from the Co-Chairs of Special Advisory Committee on the Epidemic of Opioid Overdoses on Updates to Opioid-Related Mortality Data

On behalf of the federal, provincial and territorial Special Advisory Committee on the Epidemic of Opioid Overdoses, the Public Health Agency of Canada is releasing updated data. This information includes an update to the preliminary national data on apparent opioid-related deaths in 2016 and the first quarter of 2017. Additionally, we are releasing new preliminary data for the second quarter of 2017 as available from provinces and territories.Public Health Agency of Canada2017-12-18T13:10:05-05:00

Message from the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services on World AIDS Day and Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week 2017

December 1 marks World AIDS Day – an opportunity for people, communities, organizations and governments across the globe to come together to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS. December 1 is also the start of Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week, when a number of activities and events take place across Canada to increase awareness of HIV and AIDS among Indigenous peoples.Health Canada2017-11-30T15:27:45-05:00