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The #CannabisAndPsychosis: Exploring the Link aims to help raise awareness about the relationship between psychosis and cannabis from the youth’s point of view. This project is supported by the Drug Strategies Community Initiatives Fund of Health Canada. The website provides unbiased tools and information to help everyone better understand the subject and make an informed decision regarding cannabis use.

About Us

The Cannabis and Psychosis: Exploring the Link was launched by the Schizophrenia Society of Canada and sponsored by the Drug Strategy Initiatives Fund of Health Canada to increase understanding and awareness about cannabis use and psychosis. What sets the site apart from the rest is that it tackles the issue from the viewpoint of young people.

We provide community partners, youth, educators and families with scientific, innovative and unbiased information to help them make knowledgeable decisions regarding cannabis use. We have a team of youth researchers who investigate the key issues today about cannabis and psychosis. We plan to work together with clinics from various areas of the country that deal with early psychosis intervention to learn more about the subject from the viewpoint of youths who have already visited these clinics.

Interactive e-Learning

Parents Module

If you are worried that there’s something wrong or a loved one has been diagnosed with psychosis, this module will give you tips and advice on how you can give them proper support. You can review the parts which you think are most applicable to your situation and read the module as many times as you want. There are additional resources that you can access, so you can find the information you need right away.

Educators Module

This module explores the symptoms of psychosis and provides resources to educators who want to learn more about the topic from the youngsters’ perspective. The first part of the Parents’ module provides a deeper youth perspective regarding the issue. Just like the Parents’ module, you can check this module as many times as you want. You are also given access to more resources, so you can find the information you need right away.

Here’s the list of our available modules.

Module 1: What's The Scoop?

Module 2: The Ups and Downs

Module 3: Just for Parents

Module 4: Just for Educators

System Requirements

The following system requirements are strongly recommended for the best learning experience:

· High speed internet connection

· Speakers, headphones or soundcard

· Those with an internet firewall should set open access to our site.

Most of our course resources are available in PDF format, so having the Adobe Reader is recommended. Download it at

Since this program was built in Flash, it cannot be viewed on tablet or mobile devices including BlackBerry, Playbook, iPad or iPhone. If you need Flash, you can download it at

Newer computers shouldn’t experience any technical problems. Computers older than three years should be taken to a reliable computer store for a complete health check of the system before starting the course.


Some things should be kept in mind to maximize your e-Learning experience. Having basic computer skills is recommended. Click the flashing forward arrow which can be found on the bottom of the screen to move the slides or follow the instructions displayed on the screen. You can review the course on your own or get another person to review it with you.

If your internet connection is slow, be patient and wait until the videos load. In case you clicked on a PDF document in the resource section and didn’t see it on your screen, go to your Downloads folder and click on the document to open it.

If you’re redirected to a website after clicking a click, simply close the extra browser window or browser tab and go back to the course. The course may just be concealed in the background behind the extra windows. You can also minimize all open windows until the course window is visible again.

Advisory Team

The Cannabis and Psychosis: Exploring the Link was only made possible with the support of the Project Advisory Panel, a passionate group of volunteers who are always doing their best to guide every part of this project. The panel members represent different regions of Canada and bring with them various kinds of expertise in different subjects.

The group is composed of research coordinators, youth liaison workers, health systems research scientists, clinical psychologists, clinical research specialist, research directors and leaders of organizations dedicated to health and youth engagement. The Project Advisory Panel members include:

· Dr Stan Kutcher

· Dr. Phil Tibbo

· Amy Nash

· Dr. Katherine Boydell

· Dr. Ross Norman

· Deborah Windell

· Dr. David Ericson

· Dr. Chris Summerville

· Pytor Hodgson

· Natalie Alex Baker


All information and articles posted on the site are well-researched by our team. We use our resources to debunk myths and help people better understand psychosis and use of cannabis. Our resources include trustworthy websites that are dedicated to psychosis and cannabis use.


What is the Relationship Between Psychosis and Cannabis Use?

The increasing number of studies investigating the link between psychosis and cannabis use has attracted the interest of the research community, popular media and general public. Cannabis use can create momentary hallucinatory or psychotic symptoms, but it’s been suggested that there’s a link between some youths who are suffering from psychosis and using cannabis on a regular basis. Recent studies show that regular use of cannabis during adolescence is linked to a clinically substantial higher risk of developing mental disorders that feature psychosis.

Some of these studies may be leading the average reader to believe that a direct casual relationship between psychosis and marijuana exists such as that the regular person who uses cannabis may become psychotic. Although there are some studies suggesting this causal link, various forms of information and scientific literature suggest that the nature of the relationship between cannabis and psychosis is more complex than this. The Cannabis and Psychosis: Exploring the Link aims to explore this topic and help people better understand this link. Youth researchers explore the most important issues and present unbiased information to all interested individuals.

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Canada’s current system of marijuana prohibition does not work. It does not prevent young people from using marijuana and too many Canadians end up with criminal records for possessing small amounts of the drug.

Arresting and prosecuting these offenses is expensive for our criminal justice system. It traps too many Canadians in the criminal justice system for minor, non-violent offenses. At the same time, the proceeds from the illegal drug trade support organized crime and greater threats to public safety, like human trafficking and hard drugs.

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We will remove marijuana consumption and incidental possession from the Criminal Code, and create new, stronger laws to punish more severely those who provide it to minors, those who operate a motor vehicle while under its influence, and those who sell it outside of the new regulatory framework.

We will create a federal/provincial/territorial task force, and with input from experts in public health, substance abuse, and law enforcement, will design a new system of strict marijuana sales and distribution, with appropriate federal and provincial excise taxes applied.
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