Let’s Talk Cannabis! Ottawa Youth Education Forum
The Bronson Centre – 211 Bronson Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1R 6H5
Date: Monday, May 6th, 2019
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: The Bronson Centre – 211 Bronson Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1R 6H5
Description: Cannabis is legal ... but is it safe to use? Early and regular marijuana use has been associated with an increased risk of psychosis and schizophrenia. Youth are especially vulnerable.
Guest speakers will include:
Kaelen Boyd, MSW – Policy Analyst, Schizophrenia Society of Ontario
Dr. Suzanne Archie, MD, FRCP – Clinical Director, Cleghorn Early Intervention in Psychosis Program
Katie Fleming – Knowledge Broker, The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Andrew Mendes – Director of Operations, Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services
Ilyas Khamis – Youth advocate who will share his personal experience with psychosis
Register now. Space is limited. There is no cost to attend.
This event is supported by the Canadian Mental Health Commission.
Note: The Cannabis Forum on April 24 at the YMCA in Toronto has been cancelled due to a Toronto Hydro power outage. We will reschedule this event as soon as possible. Apologies for the inconvenience.