A Day on Drugs – Conference for Drug Awareness for Youth on Vancouver Island

Posted in News,South Island on 29 Apr 13

A Day on Drugs - Conference for Drug Awareness for Youth on Vancouver Island
Wednesday, May 15th, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Queen Alexandra Centre
2400 Arbutus Road, Victoria
Cost: $60.00
Lunch and refreshments provided

Please join the nurses of the Pediatric ICU at Victoria General Hospital as they present the conference...

‘A day on Drugs’

This conference is focused on bringing awareness about drug use and treatment options for youth on Vancouver Island.

Topics:

“Designer Drugs” – the toxicological effects of these drugs on the human and how to identify the user
Wayne Jeffery

“Beyond Safe Babies” – A discussion of the lifelong challenges faced by children exposed to drugs in utero
Angela Hatch

Case studies from the PICU
Dr. Amanda Barclay

A brief overview of contemporary treatment approaches and information on accessing resources currently available on Vancouver Island
VIHA Youth Addiction Services

Click here to view the poster for this event.
Click here for the registration form for this event.

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