Welcome to our META:PHI blog, which aims to provide insight into the evolving issues of substance use and treatment in Ontario.

META:PHI is excited to be able to shine a light into the important matters that practitioners across Ontario face when caring for patients in RAAM clinics and other settings.

We hope that in sharing this information among our healthcare community, we can provide more sustainable direction and support for our patients as they move along their path to recovery.

We will discuss these topics with a lens into the implications these issues may have on direct practice and patient care.

We also welcome any suggestions for topics or issues related to substance use and treatment.


Cannabis and Older Adults

Feb 7, 2019

Despite Statistics Canada reporting that a small portion of older Canadians used cannabis in 2015 (1.6 % of adults over the age of 50)1, with the recent legalization of cannabis and the transition of a…

Tagged cannabis, medicinal cannabis, mental health, older adults, seniors