digital dependency poster imageRegister before September 10 for the early-bird rate for the Digital Dependency Awareness Conference, September 29 at Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare.

Conference to consider issues of internet addiction

Registration is now open for a September 29 conference exploring best practices, clinical tools, and initiatives surrounding digital dependency.

The Digital Dependency Awareness Conference is aimed at addictions counsellors, outreach workers, youth-oriented professionals, physicians, and all social service providers interested in the issue of video game and internet dependency.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for students to connect with professionals in the field and learn about this issue,” says committee chair Chelsea Romualdi, a counsellor with the Problem Gambling Services of Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare.

The event is set for the centre’s Tayfour campus, 1453 Prince Road. An early-bird rate promises $15 in savings for registering before September 10. Learn more on the conference website.