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With the impending legalization of marijuana in Alberta, this convening is meant to inform the audience about the impact of marijuana and other addictive substances on the adolescent brain and explore emerging strategies in prevention. Hosted by Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Calgary and Area in partnership with Fresh Start Recovery Centre, Alberta family Wellness Initiative, and The Palix Foundation. 
 
When - February 22, 2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Where - 411 41st Ave NE Calgary
 
9:15: Welcome/Check in Opens
9:15 - 10:00 AM: Shuttle service starts from Centre Street Church Parking Lot
10:00 AM: Last shuttle / registration closes
 
Shuttle Service & Parking Information
Parking for guests is available at the Centre Street Church - 3900 2 St NE
Fresh Start will be providing a shuttle service starting at 9:15 AM from the NE corner of the Center Street Church parking lot and the Fresh Start Recovery Centre. Please account for the shuttle service when planning your arrival time.
 
 
Dr. Diana Dow-Edwards
Diana served as a Fulbright/Palix Foundation Distinguished Visiting Scholar 2015-2016 and is currently working with scientists at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, on the effects of early stress and pre-pubertal cannabinoid administration on cellular morphology of the pre-frontal cortex of the rat and examining whether these alterations can be normalized by enrichment or other potential therapeutic interventions
 
Seating is limited, please register online. 
 
 
 
 
Kate King
411 41st Ave NE
Calgary, AK T2E2N4