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Cannabis: What You Need to Know

Do you know the difference between medical and recreational cannabis or the laws and restrictions for cannabis use in Pennsylvania and at IUP? If not, this Zoom presentation is for you. Join us on Wednesday, November 11.

Play Zoom Bingo this Friday Evening

Zoom Bingo will be held on Friday, September 4, starting at 10:00 p.m.

Everyone Loves Bingo (Virtual)

Play bingo online on Friday, April 24, with the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs program.

Put Your Brain Power to the Test!

Play Kahoot online on Thursday, April 23, at 7:00 p.m. and see how smart you are.

Hope for the Future at Addiction 101 Speaker Series, March 3

The fourth presentation in the Addiction 101 Speaker Series about reducing the stigma of addiction features Erick Lauber and a special  guest from the Pennsylvania Drug and Alcohol Commission.

Just Paws Therapy Dogs On Campus Wednesday Evening

Therapy dogs will be in G60, Suites on Maple East, on Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

“The Emerging Science of Opioid Addiction Treatment”: Addiction 101 Speaker Series

Join Antoine Douaihy, MD, on Tuesday, February 25, as he explores the science behind the ways opioid addiction is treated.

The Emerging Science of Addiction Treatment: Addiction 101 Speaker Series

The third presentation of the Addiction 101 Speaker Series will be on Tuesday, February 25, with Antoine Douaihy, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, who will explore the science behind the ways we treat opioid addiction, including medication-assisted therapies.

The Human Impact of Addiction: Addiction 101 Speaker Series

The second presentation of the Addiction 101 Speaker Series, “The Human Impact of Addiction,” will be presented on Tuesday, February 18, at 7:00 p.m. in G60 Suites on Maple East.

Narcan Saves Lives

Narcan training will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, in the Humanities and Social Sciences building, room B10.

Tonight: Understanding Addiction

Why do some people use alcohol and drugs and have no problems, but others do? Join us on Tuesday, February 11, as Bill Meil from the Psychology Department explores the science behind addiction and shares what places people at risk. This is the first presentation in a series of four on the subject of addiction.

Healing Touch Support Group: Free, Confidential, Recovery Coaching Available for Anyone Touched by Addiction

Free and confidential recovery coaching and peer support, provided by a certified family recovery specialist, is available for anyone who has been touched by addiction. The group meets February 11, 18, 25, and March 3.

Addiction 101 Speaker Series Launches February 11

The Addiction 101 Speaker series features four presentations: Understanding Addiction, Human Impact of Addiction, Emerging Science of Addiction, and Hope for the Future. Mark your calendars for February 11, 18, 25, and March 3. 

Addiction 101 Speaker Series: Understanding Addiction

Presented by Bill Meil, IUP Psychology Department, this program on Tuesday, February 11, will explore the science behind addiction and share what places people at risk.

Narcotics Anonymous Meeting on Campus

A narcotics anonymous meeting, “Miracles on Maple,” is held every Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. in room G60, Suites on Maple East.

Quit Vaping/Smoking Now

It’s a new year and time to make a fresh start. You’ve been wanting to quit smoking/vaping, and now is the time. Classes will start on Friday, February 7. Registration is required. Open to all faculty, staff, students, and the Indiana community.