On February 11, 2019, Dr. Evan Wood, Executive Director of the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) and UBC Professor of Medicine, will be speaking with journalist Michael Pollan at a UBC Connects event about his research on how psychedelics drugs may be used to treat substance use issues. If you’re interested learning more about this research and the work that Dr. Wood and his team at BCCSU are doing, check out some upcoming events.
Events focused on substance use and psychedelics research
Stronger Together is a BC Centre on Substance Use series of dialogue and learning sessions for families and allies impacted by substance use. The events explore systemic barriers to family support, share promising practices, and brainstorm solutions.
The conference aims to advance collaborative practice in mental health care in primary care and community settings. Dr. Wood is one of the key speakers.
Events focused on mental health supports
A workshop series for UBC students where they can learn about mental health and how to cope when you’re not feeling your best.
A half-day workshop for UBC employees, The Working Mind is a Mental Health Commission of Canada, evidence-based, workplace training program aimed at increasing mental health literacy for employees.