Events organized by the Capital District Health Authority:
Night of Hope for Affected Others – Mon., Nov. 14, 7:00-8:30 pm
1673 Bedford Row in Halifax
A panel of individuals who have successfully maintained recovery for five or more years will speak about their experiences and the road to recovery. This Night of Hope is for family members, partners and close friends of those harmfully involved with drugs, alcohol and/or gambling. To learn more, please contact Patrick Daigle at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 424-7201.
Gambling in the Rainbow Community – Wed., Nov. 16, 12:30-1:30 pm
RBC Theatre, Halifax Infirmary, 1996 Summer St., Halifax
We asked for your help in learning more about gambling-related habits and attitudes in the LGBT community, and your participation was amazing. Join us as we share the results of this survey and celebrate the success of this community-based project. For more information, please email email@example.com.
Changing Our Culture of Alcohol: What Can We Do? – Wed., Nov. 23, 8:00-9:00 p.m.
Cobequid Community Health Centre, 40 Freer Lane, Lower Sackville
Are you concerned about the harmful use of alcohol and its impact on families and communities? Please join us for special guest speaker Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Health. Dr. Strang’s presentation will inspire and motivate us to help improve the health of our communities. For more information, please call 424-8083.
Community Conversation on Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs) – Thurs, Nov. 24, 7:00-8:30 pm
Cobequid Community Health Centre, 40 Freer Lane in Lower Sackville.
We’ll explore and discuss: What are VLTS and how do they work? • How to recognize problem gambling • How to prevent problem gambling. This interactive session will get you thinking about the role of VLTs in creating gambling harm for individuals, families and communities. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.