Reconnecting and Disconnecting: Recognizing and Managing Cyber Addictions

Reconnecting and Disconnecting: Recognizing and Managing Cyber Addictions

Hot & Current Topics Webinar Series

Target Audience:

Family physicians, specialists and all other healthcare providers

  • Mar 5, 2019
Broadcast from UBC CPD

Online from Vancouver BC


In an exciting new webinar series, hot & current topics will be presented online to view from the comfort of your own home or office. Topics in this series span cannabis use in the age of legalization, obesity management, cyber dependency, and management of non-alcoholic liver disease.

Our third presenter in the series is Dr. Smita Naidoo on Reconnecting and Disconnecting: Recognizing and Managing Cyber Addictions  | Mar 05 | 1900-2000 PST

  • Audio starts at 7:00 PM via your device - please connect a few minutes before.
  • 24 hours prior to the session you will receive an email from UBC with connection details. Please check your spam folders. You should add "" to your safe sender list. If you do not see the connection email, please contact us 20 hours before the webinar.
  • Please close all other programs during the webinar, and turn on your computer speakers with the volume up.
  • Set up your device a few days before


  • Moderator and presenter visible via webcam
  • Presentation slides visible on the webinar
  • Audio live through your device speakers
  • Your questions sent via the Q&A chat box

If you would like to connect your local videoconferencing room to this presentation, please contact Senior Program Assistant, Hadas Haft (

Key Speakers

Dr. Smita Naidoo

Skills Gained

  1. Describe the potential clinical implications and impact on health of cyber-dependency
  2. Describe the current clinical and neuroscientific evidence for cyber addiction.
  3. Identify cyber addictions and discuss best management practices.


Free. Limited space. Please email if you register but cannot attend. Other colleagues might need that space.

Cancellations and Refunds

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Target Audience:

Interprofessional/intersectoral teams, family physicians and other primary care providers, mental health care providers, psychiatrists and psychologists, administrators and policy makers, other health disciplines working with primary care and/or community care, consumers and family members, educators and their students, and researchers.

Date: May 10, 2019 to May 11, 2019
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel
7551 Westminster Hwy
Richmond  British Columbia  V6X1A3
Target Audience:

Physicians with access to library services through the College of Physicians and Surgeons BC.

Date: Apr 5, 2019
Simon Fraser University Computer Lab 1350
515 W Hastings St
Vancouver  British Columbia


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