APSAD Annual Scientific Alcohol and Drug Conference

Indivior Sponsored Session

This session is open for all delegates to attend. If you have not registered, please contact the Conference Secretariat to update your registration at +61 2 8204 0770 or email apsadconference@ashm.org.au

Session fee: FREE to conference delegates

Insights into the Reality of Painkiller Dependence 


Monday 9 November
5.30pm - 7.30pm

Free for delegates

Ms Christine Campbell
Ms Campbell will share her personal experience on the impact painkiller dependence has had on her and her family and its fatal consequences.

Dr James Finn - Addiction Medicine Specialist Registrar Dr Finn will discuss his experience with both prescription and over-the-counter painkiller dependent patients.
Mr Mark Anns, Clinical and Scientific Affairs Manager (Indivior)
Mr Anns will provide Indivior’s insight on the current challenges of creating awareness about opioid painkiller dependence and providing access to treatment for patients


The session will provide a multifaceted perspective on the endemic problem of painkiller dependence in Australia.

In 2015 INDIVIOR launched a medical education campaign aimed at increasing the awareness of doctors of dependency related to prescription and over the counter opioids.

This session will discuss the campaign and report on observations obtained through talking with medical practitioners. Debates in the medical community will be highlighted and new company initiatives outlined.

Canapés will be served 

Thanks to the session sponsor