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Addiction: An Academic Perspective

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Event Date: March 20, 2017 - 4 p.m.
Location: Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Room 3545

Join Students for Recovery to hear UMass Boston faculty discuss substance use from the perspective of multiple disciplines. Topics will include: connections between drug use and incarceration, health and wellness in severely distressed communities, brain pathways associated with drug-seeking and drug-taking behaviors, representations of addiction in American popular culture, and more. Light refreshments will be served.

Faculty Panel: Sylvia Mignon, Sociology; Alexia Pollack, Neurobiology; Ken Reardon, Urban Planning and Community Development, Stephanie Hartwell, Sociology; Rachel Rubin, American Studies.

Brought to you by UMass Boston Students for Recovery with support from the University Health Services Recovery Support Program.  

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.