september, 2022

20sep11:00 am12:00 pmEvaluating responses to the drug poisoning crisis in British ColumbiaA Partnership in Research Webinar


Event Details

This presentation focuses on research examining potential benefits and harms of responses to the ongoing drug poisoning crisis in BC.
Dr. Mary Clare Kennedy will present the findings of recent studies investigating: the health impacts of overdose prevention sites in Vancouver; the role of drug checking data from Vancouver as a tool for monitoring population-level risk of drug poisoning; and the effects of discontinuing and tapering of prescribed opioid therapy on overdose risk among people with chronic pain in BC.

Mary Clare Kennedy, PhD
Research Scientist, BC Centre on Substance Use;
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Faculty of Health and Social Development,
University of British Columbia Okanagan


Attend via Zoom webinar – Please register
Free and open to the public – Everyone is welcome


(Tuesday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm