Clinical resource for primary health care providers

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has an on-line toolkit for health care providers who work in a primary care setting and who have patients with substance use problems.

The have recently added two new sections on Alcohol problems in women and Alcohol use in pregnancy.

The Alcohol use in pregnancy section includes information and tools on the effects of alcohol use during pregnancy, screening for alcohol use during pregnancy, treatment and management of alcohol problems in pregnancy, breastfeeding and alcohol use, and postpartum relapse risk.

CAMH also invites health care providers to send in questions about any clinical issues related to addictions that come up in your practice.