Navigating the Landscape of the Opioid Crisis in Newfoundland and Labrador

Location: 
Webinar
Time: 
2:00 - 4:00 (Island Time)
Date: 
6 Feb 2018
6 Feb 2018

Navigating the Landscape of the Opioid Crisis in Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Is an addiction a voluntary or involuntary behavior?
  • What should health professionals consider in their assessments and interventions?
  • What societal impacts and trends are we seeing as a result of addiction to opioids?
  • How does harm reduction fit in the model of care?
  • What initiatives are the province implementing to address the Opioid Crisis?

Panel Presenters:

Heather Hunt BSW, RSW, Individual Support Coordinator, THRIVE, Street Reach,

Sgt. Steve Knight Team Leader, Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit-NL,

Colleen Simms MA, RN, Director of Provincial Mental Health and Addictions, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, and

Trena Snook RN, NP, GNC(c), Mental Health and Addictions, Eastern Health.

 

Moderators:

Annette Johns MSW, RSW, Associate Director of Policy and Practice, Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Workers

Pam King-Jesso RN, BN, MN, Nursing Consultant, Policy & Practice, Association of Registered Nurses Newfoundland and Labrador

 

 

 

Continuous Learning Hours: 
2

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