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Drug cocktails subject of upcoming talk
Richmond Addiction Services is presenting a talk from Dr. Dean Elbe on medicine and substance combinations amongst youth on next Monday.
The evening will include the launch of drugcocktails.ca, a website aimed at helping youth make safer choices about medications and risks when mixing with other substances, such as cigarettes, alcohol and other street drugs.
Elbe is a Richmond resident and clinical pharmacy specialist in child and adolescent mental health at B.C. Children's Hospital. He previously worked in the pharmacy department at Richmond Hospital for 10 years with a focus on adult psychiatry.
Richmond Hospital's Ralph Fisher Auditorium will host the Sept. 16 event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.; admission is free.
RSVP by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-270-9220.