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Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey 2017
CAMH has released the latest OSDUHS survey results. By almost every measure, Ontario students in grades 7 through 12 are drinking, smoking, and using drugs at the lowest rates since the OSDUHS began in 1977. But new data on Fentanyl use in the student population, included for the first time in this survey, raise concerns given the health risks of this potent opioid drug.
Immersive Technologies, Serious Gaming and Gamification for Medical Education
Best Practice in Education Rounds
January 30, 12 to 1 pm, Li Ka Shing Building, Toronto and online
This session will introduce gamification and immersive technologies (including virtual environments such as video games, virtual simulations, virtual reality and serious games), and discuss their potential application in medical education along with limitations and potential problems educators may encounter.
Are we doing what we think we’re doing? Providing culturally competent mental health care to immigrants and refugees
January 31, 12 to 1 pm., Webinar.
Linda Kongnetiman, Manager, Provincial Addiction & Mental Health at Alberta Health Services, discusses the needs of immigrant, refugee, ethno-cultural and racialized (IRER) populations, the potential barriers they may experience when it comes to mental health and addiction treatment and services, and strategies for how health service providers can apply culturally competent care.
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