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Postponed! Understanding Youth Addiction Panel Discussion

By January 15, 2020 July 5th, 2020 No Comments

Sir David Martin Foundation's Panel Discussion with experts in the youth drug and alcohol space will be postponed.

Due to the current COVID-19 Government and Department of Health official advice, Sir David Martin Foundation will be postponing events scheduled for the remainder of March, April and May.

Our greatest priority at this time is the health and safety of our team members, the young people and staff at Triple Care Farm and you, our valued donors and supporters.

Register your interest today

Hear from a young person with lived experience before the panel of experts are interviewed by award-winning Medical Journalist, Sophie Scott. They will provide insights on youth addiction and effective treatments as well as explain risk factors, triggers, co-morbidity and the impact of mental illness on young people’s addictions.

Event details

Date: new date TBC

Time: 5.30 – 7.30pm

Cost: $30

Location: NeuRA Seminar Room – Neuroscience Research Australia, Barker Street, Randwick

Refreshments and registration from 5.30pm. Seated at 6pm for panel presentation followed by a Q&A.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the youth drug and alcohol space and enjoy a fun and informative evening.

Guest speakers

Gabriella Holmes
Program Manager of Mission Australia’s Triple Care Farm, a holistic residential program, treating youth drug and alcohol addiction.
Mrs Holmes is a registered psychologist, with over 20 years of experience in the industry.

Dr Suzie Hudson
Clinical Director, Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA). Dr Hudson is an accredited Mental Health Social Worker with the Australian Association of Social Workers and has over 16 years clinical experience in the fields of substance misuse, mental health, forensics, research and evaluation.