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What do we know about the impacts of cannabis use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities? with guest presenter Dr. Julia Butt

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Free

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre is hosting a webinar on Thursday 21 May 2020 with guest presenter Dr. Julia Butt from the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) at Curtin University, Western Australia (WA). The webinar will be followed by an open Q & A session. The webinar will run for approximately 40 minutes and is free to attend.

This webinar will discuss what is known about the prevalence of recreational cannabis use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. It will also examine the cannabis related harms including health and social concerns, and poly drug use. Health Workers and community perceptions of harms will also be addressed. The presentation will also address the barriers and opportunities for addressing cannabis related harms and options for intervention.

There is no additional software required to join the webinar, other than a stable internet connection. We’d recommend that you use Google Chrome to view the webinar.

The webinar will be held at:

  • 12:00pm (NSW, Vic, Qld, Tas and ACT)
  • 11:30am (SA and NT)
  • 10:00am (WA).

Register for this webinar here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Please note, capacity is set to 100 live attendees. Live participation will be on a first in, first served basis.

Please note that this webinar will be recorded and will be made available on the HealthInfoNet website at a later date.

Details

Date:
May 21
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://ecu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sCAG-1r9Sfe3EHMCIH23Eg

Organiser

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
Phone:
(08) 6304 6328
Email:
v.fitzGerald@ecu.edu.au
Website:
https://healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/

Venue

Online