Public Lecture: The Opioid CrisisExport this event to calendar

Thursday, November 10, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

Opioid Crisis lecture.

Prescription opioids play an essential role in minimizing the pain and suffering of patients across our healthcare sector. However, opioids have quickly become a prescription drug problem: they are highly addictive, often misused, and can lead to injury and death.

Join our panel discussion on opioid use and misuse in Waterloo region:

  • Dr. Michael Beazely will discuss what opioids are and how we've reached the 'opioid crisis' of today
  • Chris Harold, public health representative from the Region, will focus on the impact of and response to opioid misuse in Waterloo Region
  • Dr. Kelly Grindrod will share how pharmacists and others can play a part of curbing the crisis

Registration is required.

Cost 
Free
Location 
PHR - School of Pharmacy
Room 1004
10 Victoria Street South

Kitchener, ON N2G 2B2
Canada

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