National Aboriginal Addictions Awareness Month conference-Massey
A three-day health conference is being held in Massey as part of National Aboriginal Addictions Awareness Month.
Over the next three days there will be a training session on fetal alcohol/ neuro-behavioral condition with trainer Nancy Hall, the lead facilitator and founder of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Consultation, Education, and Training Services of Canada.
The training provides information about the spectrum, the effects of other drugs on fetal development and the long-term effects of such exposure on children, as well as treatments and outcomes.
Participants will include teachers, health professionals, attorneys, and employers, among others.
It is being held at the Massey arena with host First Nation, Sagamok-Anishnawbek.