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Youth Health Forum: Drug trends in young people

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Gosford Hospital

Conference Room – Level 2, Conference Centre, Gosford Hospital

Gosford, NSW 2250

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

23 August 2017

Teleconferenced to Gosford Hospital from Westmead Hospital

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

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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