Erick Lauber, professor in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations, will be
presenting at the upcoming Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training
Institute for Community and Behavioral Health Summer School Conference.
Lauber’s presentation discusses how local media frame stories about
substance abuse in a way that sometimes leads readers to believe the
problem is more of an individual problem, not necessarily a
The Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health (MARTI-CBH) Conference, “Promoting Recovery and Wellness: For Individuals, Families, and Communities,” will be held July 10–14, 2017, at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
This cross-disciplinary conference will provide an in-depth focus on the opioid epidemic and suicide prevention.
Other workshop and panel topics include:
The 2017 program is the 27th annual MARTI summer conference. MARTI (founded in 1988 as the Mid-Atlantic Addiction and Training Institute), is one of 40-plus centers and institutes at IUP. For decades, MARTI has been a powerhouse organized around a consortium of academic and professional experts in the field of alcohol abuse treatment, domestic violence intervention, and related mental health issues.