Addiction and Mental Health Session: Is Drug Addiction a Mental Health Disorder?

This session provides an in-depth look at what harm reduction is, in everyday life. Consider various approaches and evaluate your own comfort level with each type of intervention. Explore questions like: Why is there a variance of support depending on the harm reduction service, program or approach?

The session ends with a piece about how language choices perpetuate stigma, challenging attendees with a future commitment to consider their own language – and that of others – when discussing substance use disorders.

Date: Monday, January 28th @ 1:00pm

Location: Credit Union Room CE265

Presenters: Chera Clements and Laura Chapman (Nova Scotia Health Authority)

All campus community members are welcome.