Insight into ICT and health

Posted on: Thursday, 04 August 2011

The use of information and communication technologies (ICT) is becoming an increasingly popular way for the provision of health information and treatment.

To explore the role of ICT within the domain of alcohol and other drugs, DrugInfo in partnership with Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre will be running a seminar on 22 August 2011.

This free interactive seminar aims to provide opportunities to discuss the issues arising from the soon to be released DrugInfo newsletter and Prevention Research Quarterly “Information and Communication Technologies”.
Speakers include:
Prof. Dan Lubman – Director, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre and Professor of Addiction Studies and Services, Monash University
Prof. David Kavanagh – Professor, Faculty of Health, School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology
Julia Reynolds – Clinical Services Manager, Australian National University e-Hub
Dr Frances Kay-Lambkin – Research Fellow, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW, and Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle
Dr Jane Burns – CEO, Cooperative Research Centre for Young People, Technology and Wellbeing
Ray Stephens – Manager, Online Projects, UnitingCare Moreland Hall
Simone Rodda – Coordinator, Gambling Programs, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
Monday 22 August 2011
9:30am – 12:30pm (9:00am registration)
Multicultural Hub
506 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC
Bookings are strictly limited, so you are advised to book early.
Bookings close at 4:00pm on Thursday 18 August 2011.
For more information, visit the DrugInfo website. To book your place, tel. 1300 85 85 84 or contact DrugInfo with your name, organisation and contact phone number.