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Fireside chat – “COVID, Drugs, Youth, an Explosive Mixture!”

March 15 @ 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

| Free


CADDRA members are invited to join the first in a series of free, member-only, virtual Fireside Chats. In our inaugural fireside chat “COVID, Drugs, Youth: An Explosive Mixture!”, Dr. Ghalib Ahmed CCFP, FCFP will chat with Dr. Samuel Chang FRCP(C) about the challenges faced by patients, families and health practitioners during the pandemic on Monday, March 15th at 8pm EST. 

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About the Participants

Dr. Sam Chang FRCP(C) is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine. He is accredited faculty with the Reach Institute of New York and the medical lead for the CanReach program to train primary care physicians. He is the Medical Director of the Adolescent Addictions Program and admits to the Young Adult Program Adolescent Psychiatry Unit both located at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary. He is a member of the Advisory Council of CADDRA.

Moderating the chat will be Dr. Ahmed, an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta with a dual appointment in both Psychiatry and Family Medicine. Dr Ahmed has been a family physician since 1998. He is part of the Edmonton South Primary Care Network (PCN) working in Primary Care and works at the Chokka Center for Integrative Health. He also is a methadone and buprenorphine prescribing physician at the Boyle McAulay Health Center, an inner-city clinic in Edmonton that treats patients with addictions and mental health. Dr. Ahmed is currently chair of the CADDRA Membership Committee and a member of the CADDRA Board.


About CADDRA Fireside Chats

CADDRA’s new series of member-only Fireside Chats are free one-hour online discussions hosted on zoom every two months feature leading health practitioners and researchers in the field of ADHD. The Fireside Chats are informal chats between a moderator and a guest and audience participation through questions is encouraged. Fireside chats will not be recorded.



March 15
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM


CADDRA – Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance