Creating space for immigrant communities to speak up: Building solutions to address substance use and addiction through discourse
Opportunity Details
Position type: Patient Partner
Number of positions available: 4
Organization: University of Saskatchewan
Role overview: To be a co-applicant in the grant and actively participate in all the phases of the study should we get funded. 
Knowledge, experience, skills required: Seeking immigrants who have lived experience with substance use disorder or have been affected by substance use disorder- i.e. you have a loved one who lives with problematic substance use. Ability to share their lived experiences on the impact of substance on their lives and that of their families. 
Time commitment: During project development- one hour a week; once funded, 1.5-2 hours every two weeks. 
Location: Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Regina, and virtually
What you can expect from staff: We will provide support to the Patient Partner by meeting with them regularly to share our knowledge and respond to their concerns. We will also ensure that they complete SCPOR Modules 1 and 2 so that they can understand their roles.
Supports available to participate: Honoraria, Expense Reimbursement
Submission of interest deadline: September 2, 2021
Contact information
Contact name:  Geoffrey Maina
Email address:
Phone Number:  306-765-3887
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