Pills, pot, pipes & pints: Drug trends in young people
Pills, pot, pipes & pints: Drug trends in young people

Youth Health Forum – 23 August 2017

Video conference
Auditorium – Conference Centre, Gosford Hospital
Level 2, Main Building, Gosford Hospital – Holden Street, Gosford NSW
Cost: Free of Charge

Directions to venue:
Please be aware of the changes to parking at Gosford Hospital due to redevelopment (allow extra time for parking) Enquiries Rachael Cousins 02 4304 7878 CCLHD-school-link@health.nsw.gov.au Morning tea provided

RSVP By Friday 18 August 2017 (or when full capacity has been reached)

Register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/youth-health-forum-drug-trends-in-young-people-tickets-35803838244

The YHF Organising Committee includes representatives from Academic Department of Adolescent Medicine; Agency for Clinical Innovation; Children’s Hospital School, CHW; Department of Adolescent Medicine, CHW; Department of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Westmead Hospital; High Street Youth Health Service; Maternity, Child, Youth and Paediatrics, Health and Social Policy Branch, NSW Health; Area School Link Coordinator, Western Sydney Local Health District; Transcultural Mental Health Centre; and Yfoundations Rural and regional video conference sites.  Video conferences are now available in 20 sites across NSW. For your local video conference sites and local rsvp details; go to the NSW Health website and search for ‘Youth Health Forum Resources

0830 – 0900  Registration
0900 – 0910   Welcome and introduction Mr Mark Hankin, Student Support Officer, Campbell House School; recipient of the 2013 NSW Youth Work Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award
0910 – 0945   Trends in substance use among young people Professor Michael Farrell Director of National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC)
0945 – 1015     Prevention and Early Intervention – Protecting young people’s brains – Dr Bronwyn Milne, Paediatrician, Addiction Medicine Specialist and Staff Specialist in Adolescent Medicine, Department of Adolescent Medicine, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
1015 – 1055    MORNING TEA

1055 – 1120    The ultimate roller coaster: drug and alcohol coming up and going down – Dr Karen Fisher, Clinical Director Drug & Alcohol Services Nepean Hospital
1120 – 1145     Trends and treatment of young people –  Mr Mark Ferry, Chief Operating Officer, Noffs
1145 – 1155       Voice of Youth Young person
1155 – 1230      Panel discussion

The panel will include all program speakers will also be joined by Ms Tanya Merinda, A/Manager, Clinical Policy, Alcohol and Other Drugs, Centre for Population Health, NSW Health.





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