Addiction 101

Access to care

Various barriers can make it difficult to gain access to addiction services (CCSA, 2017), including:

    delays for treatment
    lack of professional help for mental health or emotional problems, including substance use and gambling problems
    cost of services
    lack of programs or supports
    quality of services
    lack of programs that meet cultural needs or are in a preferred language.

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