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  • Portico Spotlight Blog: Teach Resiliency: A Mental Health Resource for Teachers  

  • Sparking Conversations: Turning the Tide on the Opioid Crisis
    Wednesday, May 24, 2 to  4:30 pm, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC.
    Hear the evidence and join the conversation about action and responses to the overdose emergency. Led by a diverse panel of experts, this event will cover a broad range of topics, from the impact of the crisis on Vancouver Island to the role of stigma, the changing service landscape, the power of peer and family support, and the case for compelling innovation in the way we view and treat addiction.

  • Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders in Residential Settings: What is the evidence and is it being used?
    Friday, May 26, 9 to 10 am.
    CAMH Addictions Rounds
    Presenter: Dr. Monique Moller

    Learning Objectives: Discuss options for treatment of patients with opioid use disorder in Ontario, including residential treatment programs; Review the “harm-reduction approach” and the evidence behind Methadone and Buprenorphine Maintenance therapies; Examine current practices of residential drug treatment facilities for treatment of opioid use disorders, and discuss the risks associated with deviating from the evidence.

  • 9th Annual Addiction Day: Scientific Conference & Networking Fair
    May 26, 7 am. to 4:30 pm. MDT, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

    The vision of the Addiction Day Conference and Networking Fair is to increase public awareness of addiction and mental health problems, and to enhance knowledge, competencies and treatment care. Through a combination of diverse presentations, workshops and networking opportunities, we hope to bring together healthcare professionals from across the care continuum for a day of learning and discussion. Presented by Alberta Health Services.

  • The Health Equity Impact Assessment tool in Ontario Public Health Units
    Wednesday, 31 May 2017 12 to 12:30
    This webinar presents the main findings from Catie Thomson and Dr. Ketan Shankardass’ research project on the use of the HEIA tool in Ontario Public Health Units (PHUs). The project surveyed PHUs across Ontario aiming to better understand the HEIA’s use, effectiveness and limitations in this setting.

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