Our Editorial Process

Our Mission and Goals

Here at the Canadian Centre for Addictions, we are dedicated to providing information that is original,
objective, truthful, accurate, and up-to-date in terms of medicine. We strive to write information that is easy
to read and understand, and is clear in its message.

Our goal is to help those who are battling with drug and alcohol addictions with high-quality, compassionate,
and cutting-edge care. We instill hope that long-term healing is achievable through thorough and customized
treatment plans. Our goal is to support you, your family, and your community by assisting you in regaining your health and overall mental, physical, and spiritual well-being.

The Steps We Take

  • Stigmatizing terminology and language

    The articles we publish at Canadian Centre For Addictions typically steer clear of stigmatizing terminology and phrasing. The CCFA recognises evidence that stigmatizing language can promote the idea that addiction is a moral failing (and not a medical disease), cause others to feel sorrow, fear, anger, and a desire to avoid people with substance use disorders, and have a detrimental influence on treatment retention.

  • Bias-free, neutral, and inclusive language

    Here at CCFA, we understand that addiction affects all gender identities and sexual orientations. Therefore, our mission is to spread knowledge about addiction through inclusivity, respect, and awareness.

  • Regular content monitoring and updating

    Our articles are current, contain pertinent details about substance abuse and addiction and their effects on families and communities, and provide unbiased information to help readers better understand the disease of addiction and make decisions that will improve their health or the health of a loved one.

Why We Do What We Do

Our goal at the Canadian Centre for Addictions is to establish ourselves as your go-to resource for information on addiction, addiction recovery, and ongoing assistance for both people who are battling and their loved ones.
We put a lot of effort into upholding the highest standards for content and continuously improving our editorial procedure.
Despite our best efforts to produce truthful, accurate content, it is never intended to be a replacement for expert counsel, diagnosis, or treatment.

Medical Review Process

The Canadian Centre For Addictions team puts out great effort to guarantee the integrity and truth of its content.

Our medical review team is made up of medical specialists in addictions from research institutions, professional associations, and private practices. To guarantee that our readers here at the Canadian Centre For Addictions receive the best possible health information, our team members provide knowledge from a variety of addiction treatment fields as well as their viewpoint from years of clinical practice, research, and patient advocacy.

Prior to publishing, our experts review the content to make sure it is accurate from a medical standpoint, current with regard to the accepted standards of care, and well-supported by recent research citations. Because of this, the clinical discussions that take place in addiction treatment are accurately reflected in our content.

Our Medical Reviewers Team

Expertise within the field Dr. Jonathan Siegel Registered psychologist
Dr. Jonathan Siegel is a registered psychologist in private practice and has 30 years of experience conducting both assessments and counselling with a diverse group of individuals presenting with a broad range of psychological adjustment difficulties, such as depression, anxiety, and addictions...
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Expertise within the field Dr. Chintan Shah Family physician
Dr. Chintan is a Board Certified Family Physician with an interest in holistic and preventative care as well as healthcare systems. Credentialed Physician with both the American & Canadian Board of Family Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the College of Family Physicians of Canada. His clinical practice consists of various chronic conditions in the realm of primary care, including helping clients to overcome addictions.
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