FREE WEBINAR: Moving the Dial: Safe Supply Programs in Ontario
Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 12:00pm- 1:30pm
Safer Supply programs are effective interventions that help people who use drugs stay connected to healthcare, and reduce preventable deaths. These programs already exist in Ontario and other parts of Canada. They are especially important in the current context when people are dealing with both the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing overdose crisis.
In this webinar experts running safer supply programs in Ontario will provide an overview of their programs. Webinar panelists will also discuss the Safer Opioid Supply Programs (SOS) Harm Reduction Informed Guidance Document for Primary Care Teams developed by Ontario prescribers.
Who should attend? People who use drugs, prescribers, physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners, midwives, mental health and addictions physicians, harm reduction workers, clinical program directors.
- Dr. Gillian Kolla, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
- Dr. Andrea Sereda, London Inter Community Health
- Dr. Nanky Rai, Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre
- Dr. Charles Breau, Recovery Ottawa