CRISM Atlantic Symposium 2018

2nd CRISM Atlantic Symposium

November 20, 2018 – Université de Moncton, NB

The CRISM Québec-Atlantic node held its second Atlantic symposium, entitled “Redesigning Our Approach to Problematic Substance Use,” on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Université de Moncton, New Brunswick. The event brought together over 80 researchers, policy-makers, service providers, advocates, people with lived experience, students, collaborators, and curious knowledge users of the node. The symposium featured many topics relating to stigma, discrimination, and substance use; intervention research with patient-population, indigenous communities, and people with lived experience; ethics and decision making in the context of addiction; and the influences of partners in problematic substance use.

2ndCRISM ATLANTIC SYMPOSIUM AT A GLANCE

  • 84 participants
  • 7 provinces represented
  • 33 institutions represented
  • 5 presentations; 2 panel sessions
  • 6 volunteers
  • 8 volunteer judges
  • 19 abstracts submitted; 16 posters presented
  • 2 travel awards (best poster and 3MT)
  • 2 exhibits showcasing our partners

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