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Forum on Alcohol, Drug Use and Violence

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM at the North York Central Library Auditorium, 2nd Floor (just next to Mel Lastman Square).

Toronto Drug Awareness Coalition presents a free forum for service providers on "Alcohol, Drug Use and Violence".

A keynote speaker will address the issues inherent in this topic. A response panel will discuss current programs which address the topic from a prevention, treatment and policy perspective.

Following a break, workshops about resources available for Drug Awareness Week, (November 12-18) will be presented with target groups of youth (results of Video PSAs contest), adults (newly-revised "Low Risk Drinking Guidelines" resources) and seniors(Falls Prevention programs, Elder Abuse Prevention programs).

A networking lunch will follow and displays from various groups presented including the Ontario Drug Awareness Partnership, with more resources available to communities for Drug Awareness Week.

For more information or to register, please call Shaila Krishna, Toronto Public Health, 416-396-7452