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GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate) and its use as a recreational substance

13 May. 2020

Insight Queensland has released their semester one webinar for 2020. Dr Cheneal Puljević will present GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate) and its use as a recreational substance on Wednesday 13th May at 9:30AM ACST.

This will be a presentation providing an overview of the recreational drug known as GHB. It will explore what are the demographics of the people using it, the effects of GHB and how it achieves them and the potential risks associated with its use.

Cheneal is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Services Research and the School of Public Health at the University of Queensland. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy from Griffith University and a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hon), from the University of Cape Town. Cheneal has specific interests in justice health, public health, substance use and harm reduction. She is involved in a number of research projects related to substance use, including the Queensland evaluation of the Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence Policy (QUANTEM), several projects using data from the Global Drug Survey, and the CARP smoking cessation trial.

To join this webinar, please follow the instructions below:

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  • Enter this Webinar Registration Code in the “I am a participant” text box 52365378
  • Enter a first and last name
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