Collaborating to recognise and address depression in cannabis users

Date produced 17 July 2019

Join our interdisciplinary panel of experts to explore and identify challenges and treatment opportunities for cannabis users living with depression.

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 Watch this facilitated panel discussion of Kyle's story to be better equipped to:

  • describe the factors associated with depression in cannabis users

  • identify the challenges, merits and opportunities in evidence-based approaches deemed most effective in treating and supporting people experiencing depression from cannabis use

  • implement a referral pathway to support cannabis users with depression.


 Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts’ bios.:

• Dr Shalini Arunogiri (Psychiatrist, Victoria)

• Ms Leeanne Brient (Psychologist, Tasmania)

• Dr Paul Grinzi  (General Practitioner, Victoria) 

• Ms Monica Lord (Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Queensland)


  • Professor Steve Trumble (General Practitioner, Victoria)

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