Find below links to some of the presentations and webinars we have hosted.

Implementing standardized screening instruments for concurrent disorders in outpatient and inpatient settings

Presenter: Dr. Michael Amlung, PhD,

Assistant Professor, Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

View Recording: Recording of Screening Instruments for CD Webinar



Mental Status Exams 101: A Concurrent Disorders Lunch & Learn Webinar

Presenter: Bradley Labuguen, Nurse Educator, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

View Recording: Recording of Mental Status Exams 101

Slides: CD MSE 101 Final

Additional handouts: Mental-Status-Exam PDF and MSE Badge

Pharmacy & Concurrent Disorders: A 3 Part Series: 


Mary Ann Ferguson, Pharmacist,  Acute Mental Health and Concurrent Disorders Programs, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Part 1: “Psychiatric Medications 101”

View Recording:

Slides: Medications used in mental health Final

Part 2: “Medications for the treatment of addiction 101”

View Recording:

Slides: Pharmacotherapy of Addiction 3

Part 3: “Interactions between Psychiatric Medications and Drugs of Abuse” 

View Recording:

Slides: Interactions between psychiatric medications and drugs of abuse SLIDES

Handout: NHS CHART: “Interactions between street drugs and prescribed psychotropic drugs”

RECORDED WEBINARS from other organizations


Recorded Webinar, NAADAC, “Integrating Co-ocurring Disorders – An Introduction to what every addictions counselor needs to know”

View on-demand recording and slides here:

Online Training From Ireta (Institute for research, education & training in Addictions) offers free online courses and links to recorded webinars.

Click here to view:  IRETA Online Courses   and   WEBINAR Library (recorded)

Online Course from our partners at  machealth “Extreme Heat Events”:

Info and tools for health care providers on the dangers of extreme heat, and how to properly prevent, diagnose and treat heat-related illnesses.

Click here to participate online:

Online Learning for the Effects of Cannabis Use during Adolescence

The online learning module, The Effects of Youth Cannabis Use during Adolescence, is based on CCSA’s comprehensive report of the same name, which brings together the best, most current research and identifies what we know, what we don’t know and what is emerging on the issue of youth cannabis use.

Click here to participate online:  CCSA Online Course: “The effects of cannabis on adolescents”

Online course from our colleagues at machealth: CAMH and McMaster Addictions Curriculum Project

This collaboration between the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and McMaster is an educational initiative to promote curriculum innovation and resources related to the spectrum of alcohol use disorders.

Click here to participate online:


Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO), Addictions E-Learning Series.

Click here to register and log-in to this self-guided course exploring best practices in supporting clients with substance use concerns:

Also visit RNAO’s e-learn centre to access “Engaging Clients who use substances” and “Supporting Youth who use substances” courses. Click here: