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
Managed Alcohol Programs
What is a Managed Alcohol Program (MAP)? Where are they being implemented? Are they effective? CARBC is leading a Canada-wide study on Managed Alcohol Programs
BC Alcohol & Other Drug Monitoring Project
CARBC's Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Monitoring Project is an extensive survey of substance and alcohol use in the province. Use our interactive AOD Analyzer tool to explore the BC substance use and health trends that interest you.
Latest CARBC Bulletin
CARBC Bulletin #16: Legalization of Cannabis in Canada: Implementation strategies and public health. (PDF 625kb)