Addiction 101 Speaker Series Launches February 11

Posted on 2/4/2020 9:55:09 AM

Mark your calendars for the Addiction 101 Speaker series.

Addiction 101 Speaker SeriesFunded by a grant awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, there will be four presentations on addiction.

  1. Understanding Addiction
  2. The Human Impact of Addiction
    • Presented by several panelists who talk about their experiences in dealing with addiction
    • Tuesday, February 18, 7:00 p.m.
    • G60 Suites on Maple East
  3. The Emerging Science of Addiction Treatment
    • Presented by Antoine Douaihy, MD, associate professor of psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and director, Addiction Medicine Services Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
    • Tuesday, February 25, 7:00 p.m.
    • Room B10, Humanities and Social Sciences building
  4. Hope for the Future
    • Presented by IUP Professor Erick Lauber and a special guest from the Drug and Alcohol Commission
    • Tuesday, March 3, 7:00 p.m.
    • G60 Suites on Maple East

Faculty: If sending students as extra credit, please email Ann Sesti at annsesti@iup.edu or call 724-357-1265 to ensure that adequate seating is available. Attendance vouchers will be available.

Free and open to all.

Sponsored by Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Program

Center for Health and Well-Being