Alcohol and Other Drugs - what's the difference?

Date: 15 November 2019
Venue: Glendinning Lecture Theatre (2D67), D Block, Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol
Time: 1630 - 18:00


This panel discussion event marks the end of Alcohol Awareness week and launches UWE Bristol's new Student Drugs including Alcohol Policy. The event aims to open up conversations around the use of drugs including alcohol, positive and negative impacts on individuals and communities and how local and national policies affect us all. The expert speakers on the panel will answer questions sent in advance and from the audience. Chaired by Ubong Joseph Ante, VP Community and Welfare and Evan Botwood, VP Societies and Communication.

Speakers:

Councillor Asher Craig: Deputy Mayor for Bristol with responsibility for communities @CllrAsherCraig

Cara Lavan: film-maker and drugs awareness campaigner with 'Anyone's Child: Families for Safer Drug Control' @anyoneschild

Dr James Nicholls: CEO of Transform Drug Policy Foundation @TransformDrugs

Jess Winkler: Safeguarding manager at UWE Bristol and author of the Student Drugs including Alcohol Policy (PDF)

Joanna Mallinson: the BE project - drugs and alcohol education @_BEproject

Schedule

  • Registration and including samples of Colombian-inspired non-alcoholic spirit CaleƱo and alcohol free lager Lucky Saint - 16:30
  • Panel discussion 17:00
  • Finish 18:00


Registration: Please register to attend

This event is open to current UWE Bristol and University of Bristol staff and students only.

Cost: Free
Contact: Jess Winkler
Telephone: 01173286914
E-mail: jess.winkler@uwe.ac.uk

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