Established in 1968, the Colleges of Worcester Consortium, Inc. is a not-for-profit association of public and private accredited colleges and universities located in Greater Worcester.
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Addressing Substance Abuse on Campus: It's Not Just Alcohol Anymore!
Health - Conference
Friday, April 20, 2012
8:00 AM-3:45 PM
This full-day conference will address alarming trends in college students' substance abuse on campus, including the use/misuse of legally prescribed drugs, over-the-counter medications, and illegal substances. Jose R. Lemos, PhD of UMass Medical School will present a keynote address on "Drugs of Abuse and the Brain." Janina Kean, MS, APRN of High Watch Recovery Center will speak at lunch on "Their Brains Never Had a Chance." A panel of local experts will address "Perspectives from the Field: Substance Abuse on College Campuses." Afternoon break-out sessions will cover a variety of related topics. For full information and registration instructions, visit the event's website.
Cost: college students $45; Consortium member faculty $65; non-member faculty $125
Sponsored by: Colleges of Worcester Consortium, Spectrum Health Systems, SHINE Initiative/Fidelity Bank, Alkermes
Suggested Audiences: Adult, College
Last Modified: March 30, 2012 at 12:18 PM