BC ECHO on Substance Use

“Updates on the Risks and Harms of Alcohol Use: Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health”
Presenter: Dr. Peter Butt

Thursday, July 20
12pm – 1pm

Learning objectives:

    1. Understand the prevalence and health impacts of alcohol use in Canada,
    2. Describe the continuum of risk associated with the number of drinks consumed and harm reduction approaches to minimize risk,
    3. Describe how risks and harms of alcohol use are influenced by sex-based physiological differences as well as gender-related factors,and
    4. Understand risks and recommendations related to alcohol use among specific populations, including youth and people who are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or breast-feeding.

BC ECHO on Substance Use program brings together primary care providers and interdisciplinary addiction experts in a virtual network. Providers hear expert advice guided by the latest evidence, share resources, expand collective knowledge, and enhance expertise in the treatment and management of substance use disorders.


  • July 20, 2023
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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