Addiction Symposium: Addiction Through the Ages

Addiction Symposium

Date/Time
13/01/2017
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: SHINE

 

“Addiction Through the Ages” is an addiction symposium that will discuss the similarities and differences in addiction between different age groups. It will explore the pathophysiology of the development and sustenance of addiction, and how these addictions are presented to healthcare professionals. The panel discussion will address the consequences that arise from addictions, including stigma in accessing health care, generational impacts and the challenges of treatment. Workshops will provide attendants with an increased knowledge of addiction, and skills and resources to provide assistance to those living with and overcoming addiction.

Event Agenda

12:30-1:00pm: Registration and Addiction Services Booths

1:00-2:00pm: Keynote Speaker

2:00-2:30pm: Patient Testimonials

2:30-3:30pm: Panel Discussion

3:30-4:00pm: Refreshments and Addiction Services Booths

4:00-6:00pm: Workshops*

*Please note, we will be sending a link to register for workshops in the new year.