Collaborative Mentorship Network for Chronic Pain and Addiction

The Collaborative Mentorship Network for Chronic Pain and Addiction (CMN) connects family physicians with colleagues who have experience and expertise treating pain and addiction. It provides an infrastructure to establish a trusted mentoring relationship in a community of practice. Whether it be by exchanging knowledge in forums and discussion boards, or by deepening understanding at education workshops and events, family physicians can build long term mentoring relationships tailored to their needs.

Join the CMN:

  • Become a Mentor
  • Request a Mentor
  • Use the Discussion Board
  • Share in Monthly Virtual Collaboration Forums
  • Attend CMN Education Events
  • Access the Resource Centre (coming Fall 2019)

Please note this is not a referral service.

Harm Reduction Philosophy

The CMN approaches substance use disorder with a harm reduction philosophy, recognizing the inherent value of human beings and the importance of an inclusive community that can support people who use substances with compassion.  Learn more about the CMN Harm Reduction Philosophy.

Upcoming Events


WEBCAST LIVE from PEIP:  OATrageously Rewarding Medicine – Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care

Friday, October 25, 8:00-11:30 am

This highly interactive workshop focuses on the practical and evidence-based approach to management of opioid use disorder (OUD), through the utilization of the 2019 PEER Simplified Guideline: Managing Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care. Primary care professionals will learn methods to initiate shared and informed decision-making with their patients regarding initiation of opioid agonist therapy within their practice.  Additionally, psychosocial supports, tapering of therapy, and management strategies (i.e. urine drug testing and contracts) will be discussed.

Register for the webcast as an individual or clinic/pharmacy at