Clinical practice tips: Effective tapering strategies for prescription opioids
In this series of four videos for family physicians and other health care practitioners, Dr. Peter Selby, chief of the Addictions Division at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, presents guidance around tapering opioids from the Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-cancer Pain.
Best advice for people considering or taking opioid medications
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Dr. Mike Evans, Mercury Films and Canada Health Infoway have produced a video that asks, What is the best advice for people on, or about to start, opioid medications? Dr. Evans is known for his unique health videos with almost 6 million YouTube views.
Prescription for Addiction
Prescription for Addiction is a compelling documentary that examines the growing problem of dependence and addiction to opioid pain medications. This 39-minute version includes insights from doctors and health professionals.