June 23, 2017
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The Auditorium at the Koffler House, 569 Spadina Avenue (1½ blocks north of College Street, on the east side of Spadina Avenue, entrance at the rear of the building)
Free public event
How well and to what extent are evidence-based harm reduction interventions being implemented? Hear about Dr. Pauly’s recent research on implementing harm reduction in housing and shelters. Join her in discussion about the issues related to implementation of harm reduction in housing and shelters prior to and during a public health overdose emergency.
Speaker: Dr. Bernie Pauly; Associate Professor, UVic School of Nursing; Scientist with the Centre for Addictions Research of BC; Island Health Scholar in Residence; co-lead for Canadian Renewal of Public Health Systems and Services; and one of Canada’s leading authorities on harm reduction