Cannabis and Binge Drinking

Join us for our next of Special Interest Evening Clinics presented by one of our Hub Specialists. You can download the flyer to share here.

Presenter: Wendy Nuttall, B.A., R.P.

Part I

Talking to Patients about Cannabis Use: Dispelling the Myths

January 22, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (EST)

Talking to Patients about Cannabis Use: Dispelling the Myths

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the potential impact of cannabis use on the adolescent brain;
  • Respond with evidence to common myths about cannabis use;
  • Distinguish between recreational use and problematic use.
  • Summarize steps for talking with your patients about cannabis use, including harm reduction strategies.

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Part II 

Partying and Getting Drunk: Binge Drinking in Today’s Youth Culture

January 31, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (EST)

Partying and Getting Drunk: Binge Drinking in Today’s Youth Culture

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the risks involved in binge drinking;
  • Discuss strategies for moderating drinking with your patients and avoiding harmful drinking; and
  • Use brief interventions to motivate young patients to drink responsibly and safely.

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