Caroline Brunelle

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CRISM-Quebec-Maritimes: Research on interventions in drug misuse

2014/15-2020/21 • $2,374,845 • PI,CO,Other
Substance misuse remains a significant global public health problem which carries a heavy burden for abusers and their families alike. This disorder is indeed associated with suffering and severe health problems in patients, distress among family members, as well as tremendous costs to society....

Substance use disorder treatment transformations due to the COVID-19 pandemic: Impact on Indigenous patients and communities

2020/21 • $157,124 • PI,CO,Other
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on Indigenous Peoples across Canada. One area of concern pertains to the disruption of substance use treatment and recovery. Indigenous Nations have rapidly transformed services to expand access through telemedicine and greater access to...

Personality-Targeted Interventions for Addressing Polysubstance Use among Opioid-Addicted Clients Undergoing Opioid Substitution Therapy: A Feasibility Study

2020/21 • $100,000 • PI,CO
We are currently amid a severe opioid crisis, worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. In Canada, prescription opioid use and opioid overdoses/mortality were soaring pre-pandemic, reaching epidemic levels, with opioid-related deaths only increasing since the pandemic. Powerful and dangerous synthetic...

A proposal to evaluate safer supply pilot programs in Canada

2020/21 • $74,770 • PI,CO,Other
Safer (or 'safe') supply is defined as a legal and regulated supply of drugs with mind/body altering properties that traditionally have been accessible only through the illicit drug market. Safer supply programs have been established in Canada primarily to reduce overdose caused by the...