New Drug Seminars – New Drugs and Risk

Event Date: 5 February 2016
Canada Room, Lanyon Building,
Queen’s University Belfast
University Road
Belfast, BT7 1NN

 

University of Kent presents:

New Drug Seminars

Seminar 5: New Drugs and Risk

The fifth seminar in this series focuses on Novel Psychoactive Substances and risk. The many unknowns around some of these newer drugs pose multiple risks to individuals using new psychoactive substances, including physical health risks, psychological health risks, social risk, legal risk and economic risk. This seminar offers a range of views on NPS and risk and encompasses perspectives from international research, policy, primary care, service provision and service users.

Speakers include: Professor Karen McElrath (University of Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA), Niamh Eastwood (Release), representative from Belfast Experts By Experience (NI based Drug Advocacy Group), representative from Emergency Medicine, Representative from Psychiatry.

Programme:

Welcome and Introduction by Dr Nina O’Neill and Dr. Anne Campbell (Queen’s University Belfast):

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NPS & Risk: Research, Policy & Practice

Prof. Karen McElrath (University of Fayetteville):

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Niamh Eastwood (Release):

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Dr. Anne Campbell (Queen’s University Belfast):

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Dr Aisling Diamond (Consultant A&E Belfast HSCT):

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NPS & Risk: PhD & Masters Research

Ashley Bullard (University of Leeds):

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Larissa Sherwood (Queen’s University Belfast):

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NPS & Risk: Service Provision

Fiona Anderson (Start360):

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Prof. Tony O’Neill (Queen’s University Belfast):

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NPS & Risk: Expert Views from Participants

not recorded (confidentiality issues)

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