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Finding Hope in the Opioid Crisis - Evening Presentation

Mental Health Promotion Committee of Southern Alberta

Thursday, 19 October 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (MDT)

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Finding Hope in the Opioid Crisis - Evening Presentation

Lethbridge Lodge, 7 pm - 9 pm - doors open at 6:30 pm

The opioid crisis continues to be a wake up call to society.   We must use this crisis to understand the roots of addiction and develop solutions.  Reversing this crisis will require creative solutions and societal change from all of of us.   There is hope. 

 

Rupa Patel is a Family Physician who currently works at Kingston Community Health Centre, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre and as an Assistant Professor with the Queens University Department of Family Medicine. She is a passionate advocate for responsible opioid prescribing after inheriting a practice with many patients on high dose opioids.  She has been with this group of patients for the past 6 years and has extensive experience with opioid tapering.

 

Meredith MacKenzie is a Family Physician at Street Health Centre in Kingston, Ontario and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Queen's University.   She has provided primary care and opioid dependency treatment for the past 17 years to people who use drugs, those recently released from incarceration, those who are homeless or marginally housed, people involved in street work and high risk youth. In 2015, she developed an opioid overdose prevention and naloxone access program for Kingston.

 

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Lethbridge Lodge Hotel and Conference Centre
320 Scenic Drive South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4B4
Canada

Thursday, 19 October 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (MDT)


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Mental Health Promotion Committee of Southern Alberta

The mandate of Mental Health Promotion Committee of Southern Alberta involves bringing agencies working in mental health together to plan and deliver educational programs for professionals and community members on topics related to mental health promotion

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