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.
10 Victoria Street South
Kitchener, ON N2G 2B2