Centre for Addictions Research of BC

CARBC talk: Jesse Young Sept 8th

CARBC to host Jesse Young Sept 8th at the Royal Jubilee Hospital

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CARBC team photo

CARBC Annual Report 2015/2016

Read the full Annual Report

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Bernie Pauly receives her 2016 BC Community Achievement Award

Bernie Pauly receives 2016 BC Community Achievement Award

recognized for "her passionate commitment to improving the health of people marginalized by society"

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Managed Alcohol Programs study

CARBC leads national study of this harm-reduction approach

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CARBC Director Tim Stockwell being interviewed by Global News reporter

CARBC in the News

CARBC Director Tim Stockwell being interviewed for a Global News piece on Managed Alcohol Programs

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Generating and mobilizing knowledge

The Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC) is a network of individuals and groups dedicated to the study of substance use and addiction in support of community-wide efforts to promote health and reduce harm. Our research is used to inform a broad range of projects, reports, publications and initiatives aimed at providing all people in BC and beyond with access to happier, healthier lives, whether using substances or not. READ MORE ABOUT CARBC


Recent engagement

Low-risk drinking on campus

low risk drinking on campus

A new CARBC resource for promoting a comprehensive approach to psychoactive substance use on campus. Read more (PDF)

Interactive BC Health Data Analyzer

CARBC's interactive Alcohol & Other Drug Trend Analyzer tool logo

Use CARBC's interactive Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Trend Analyzer Tool to create your own data displays by BC Health Authority or Local Health Area. Launch the Trend Analyzer

Alcohol Reality Check

alcohol reality check

A simple, non-judgemental quiz that helps you check in with your drinking. Launch the Questionnaire


Matters of Substance blog