Collaborative Workshop on Reducing Alcohol & Drug Harms at Music Festivals

The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA), in collaboration with the Department of Emergency Medicine’s Mass Gathering Medicine Interest Group (MGMIG) at the University of British Columbia, are convening a group of multi-disciplinary experts and stakeholders for a 1½ day meeting in Vancouver, BC, on January 19th and 20th, 2015.

With a focus on alcohol and drug-related harms, the purpose of the meeting is to identify lessons learned, seek consensus on best practices, identify areas of controversy and delineate research gaps. These discussions will ultimately inform development of recommendations aimed at preventing, preparing for, and responding to alcohol and drug-related harms at Canadian music festivals.

Please see the MGM Interest Group website for more details.