May 22, 2018
Hickman Auditorium, University of Victoria
Listen to a panel of experts discuss the public health impact of criminalizing drug use, and the latest evidence pointing to the need for transformative thinking in order to solve the problem of illicit drug poisonings.
Facilitated by Dr. Bernie Pauly (RN, PhD), Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Victoria; Scientist, Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (CISUR), and Island Health Scholar in Residence.
•Dr. Bonnie Henry (MD, MPH, FRCPC), Provincial Health Officer
•Leslie McBain, Moms Stop the Harm
•Miranda Compton (MSW, RSW), Operations Director, Overdose Emergency Response Centre, Ministry for Mental Health and Addictions
•Dr. Shannon McDonald, Acting Chief Medical Officer, First Nations Health Authority
•Donald McPherson, Director, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition