On the Couch- Performance & Body Altering Drug Use

On the Couch aims to get up close and personal with a panel of speakers who will be hosted by  facilitator Cornelia Graf from the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Drug & Alcohol unit.

Our intention is for this to be a safe space, but nonetheless, one where the audience can ask questions and engage freely. Guest speakers on the panel will be: Jenny Iversen from the Kirby Institute who has worked in the harm reduction sector since the early 1990s.

Katinka van de Ven is a Research Fellow at NDARC and does research in the field of performance and image enhancing drugs. Outside of her academic career, Van de Ven is also highly active in CrossFit, both as a trainer and coach, and bodybuilding, and in her spare time advises clients on nutrition and supplements.” Dr Eva Jackson Clinical Director and Staff Specialist who is currently the Head of the Sexual Health Department for Nepean Hospital.