The Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Knowledge Centre will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 21 May 2020 with Dr. Julia Butt from the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) titled 'What do we know about the impacts of cannabis use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities?' and will follow with an open Q & A session. The webinar will run for approximately 40 minutes and is free to attend.
This webinar will discuss what is known about the prevalence of recreational cannabis use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. It will also examine the cannabis-related harms including health and social concerns, and poly drug use. Health workers and community perceptions of harms will also be addressed. The presentation will also address the barriers and opportunities for addressing cannabis related harms and options for intervention.