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Idea Igniters: The Opioid Effects

October 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm MDT

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Join two UCalgary experts as they share how they are focus on improving the lives of Canadians affected by opioid use through their research and expertise:

  • How are prescribing patterns affecting the opioid overdose crisis? Engage with Dr. Rita Henderson, assistant professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences at UCalgary.
  • How does opioid use impact families?  Hear from Donny Serink, Bachelor of Social Work student and clinical counselor at the Alberta Adolescent Recovery about the resources available to adolescents and families who are impacted by substance use.(AARC

Idea Igniters is a conversation series exploring social, economic and cultural issues in our community. It is presented in partnership between the University of Calgary and Calgary Public Library.  The event is free and open to the public.


October 16, 2019
6:00 pm MDT
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Crowfoot Library
8665 Nose Hill Dr. NW
Calgary, AB Canada
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