Skills Series – Vancouver – The Opioid Crisis: Exploring the socio-political context of Vancouver’s drug scene and its implications for all of us.
March 19, 2019 Adler University, Community Hall 2nd Floor, 520 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3J5. *This venue is scent free, wheelchair accessible, and equipped with gender-neutral washrooms. * 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM No Cost. A free community workshop.

In this presentation, we will explore the socio-political historical context to the opioid crisis in Vancouver, highlighting successful and promising modalities to address addiction and mental health issues in the context of this crisis.

What you will learn:

Participants will come away with practical knowledge on dealing with the issues that both drug users and non-drug users face as a result of the present day opioid crisis, drawing on historical precedents, as well as modern, successful and promising modalities.

Session Information:

Date:                Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time:               7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Address:          Adler University, Community Hall 2nd Floor, 520 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3J5.  *This venue is scent free, wheelchair accessible, and equipped with gender-neutral washrooms.

Cost:              No Cost. A free community workshop.

Should you encounter a problem with registering please contact Janine Toombs at janine@bc-counsellors.org  for assistance.

 

About the Presenter:

Shaun MacDonald, MCP, RCC (he/him/his) is a graduate of Adler University, he worked at Pacifica Treatment Centre before moving on to the Urban Native Youth Association, where he offers outreach counselling and workshops to indigenous youth ages 13-24. Shaun now has a private practice called Bonfire Counselling (www.bonfirecounselling.com) where he provides both indoor and outdoor counselling sessions.