Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Nurses' Forum - Waterloo


Hear from a range of speakers, network with colleagues and share experiences across the mental health and drug & alcohol arena.

Medicinal Cannabis - Debunking the Myths

Guest Speakers:

  • Lucy Haslam, Director, United in Compassion and former nurse
  • Justin Sinclair, Pharmacognosist and Educator, Office of Medicinal Cannabis NSW
  • Dr Mark Montebello, Senior Staff Specialist in Addiction Psychiatry and Medical Manager, Drug and Alocohol Service, SESLHD
  • Suzanne Peirce, Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research and Innovation
  • Prof. Simon Eckermann, Senior Professor of Health Economics, Australian Health Services Research Institute and Univerisyt of Wollongong
  • Dr Teresa Towpik, General Practitioner
  • Dr Yvonne McMaster, Retired Palliative Care Specialist (now advocate for palliative care)

There will also be a special screening at 8.15am, prior to the commencement of the forum, of acclaimed journalist, Helen Kapalos' documentary "A life of its own: The truth about medicinal marijuana". The first half will be shown in the morning prior to the main forum and the second half during lunch.

For those who do not wish to see the documentary, the start time for the day will be 9.00am.

Register now! Registration Closes 5pm, Tuesday 5 September


  • When

  • Friday, 8 September, 2017
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    E. Australia Time

  • Where

    50 O'Dea Avenue
    Waterloo, New South Wales 2017

Additional Information

Cost: Members $30 / Non-members $60

  • Lunch & Refreshments Provided
  • Limited on-site parking available, reception opens at 8.30am
  • Cancellations made within a 3 day period prior to seminar will not be eligible for a refund

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