An Innovative Approach to Delivering Health Care To People With Pain & Addiction

Who We Are


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Upcoming Continuing Professional Development Opportunities


Monthly Virtual Learning Webinars

May 10, 2021: Prevention of Addiction - Dr. David Martell

June 10, 2021: The Scientific Theory of Pain - Dr. Maureen Allen

Network members who would like to join the meeting can contact Shelley at shelley.ledrew@nshealth.ca for the login information

The  Safer Opioid Prescribing Program 


The Nova Scotia Health Authority’s AMN-P&A in partnership with Doctors Nova Scotia is pleased to offer the Safer Opioid Prescribing Program. Developed and presented by the University of Toronto, the course is evidence-based, free of industry conflicts of interest and available to physicians, medical residents and nurse practitioners who prescribe opioids. 

News & Publications
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Final report from Canadian Pain Task Force released from Health Canada. 
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Simplified guideline for prescribing medical cannabinoids in primary care 
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Nova Scotia Health & the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia collaborate to support Nova Scotians impacted by the mass casualty of April 18 & 19, 2020
Free Psychological Sessions

Parents and Child
IWK Mental Health and Addictions Program develop resources that may assist Nova Scotians in coping with the upcoming anniversary of the tragedy of April 18 & 19, 2020. 
Parents Acknowledging the Anniversary
Educators Acknowledging the Anniversary
Addressing the Anniversary of a Tragedy Key Considerations for Schools

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CSAM Journal Club: To connect Canadian addiction medicine providers and stay on top of emerging research, CSAM is launching an on online Journal Club. 
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