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Paula Goering Collaborative Research and Knowledge Translation Award Now Accepting Applications

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Deadline: March 4, 2014

Paula Goering Award Now Accepting Applications!

The Paula Goering Collaborative Research and Knowledge Translation Award recognizes an innovative researcher- decision-maker collaborative research project for Integrated Knowledge Translation in the area of mental health and addictions. The $2000 award is named in recognition of Dr. Paula Goering's wide-ranging and significant contributions to the field of mental health services research in Canada and internationally, including advancements in the field of knowledge translation.

Alcohol, teens and road safety: Emerging research, programs and priorities

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I Introduction
II Harms
III Awareness Building
IV Policy Implications
V Going Forward
VI References
VII Resources

-- Submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario and Jayne Morrish, MA, Research Coordinator, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre, Parachute

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Moving the yardstick – Is there a need for an alcohol control strategy for Ontario?

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I Introduction
II Harms
III Signs of interest
IV Going forward
V Conclusion
VI References
VII Resources

--submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

Workshop: Cannabis and Psychosis: Sharing Our Knowledge

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Ottawa, Ontario
October 17, 2012

On behalf of the Schizophrenia Society of Canada, we would like to extend a special event invitation.

Please join us for an exciting knowledge exchange workshop in Ottawa on October 17, 2012. We will continue our efforts to share the outcomes of our current Cannabis and Psychosis research project, and to plan for future research and funding opportunities.

The workshop flyer (PDF) contains more information.

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

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London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Alcohol Policy in Ontario: The importance of on-going dialogue and discussions

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I Introduction
II Alcohol: No ordinary commodity forum
III Summary
V Conclusion
VI References
VII Resources

--submitted by Ben Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

Online Resources Related to Feature 723

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Alcohol Policy Network’s online services are devoted to Canadian alcohol policy issues. The site includes information packs, laws and polices, resources, and a listserv: http://www.apolnet.ca.

Alcohol and Community-based Violence: A Systematic Review is available on the APN site at http://www.apolnet.ca/resources/pubs/rpt_Alcohol_and_Violence-2010.pdf.

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