Be Mentally Well Lecture Series Presents
Adolescents at Risk: The Challenge of Substance Abuse
Free and open to the public; Seating is limited; Light refreshments available
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
5:30-6:30 p.m., Registration & Exhibits in the Old Medical School Lobby
6:30-8:30 p.m., Presentations in Amphitheater 1
UMass Medical School, University Campus
55 Lake Avenue, North, Worcester, Mass.
• Is There an Addictive Personality?
Lisa R. Fortuna, MD, MPH, M.Div.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UMMS
• Recognizing Early Signs of Abuse
Elizabeth Belliveau, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Director, Spectrum REACH, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.
• Brain Development and Drug Use
Gregory diGirolamo, PhD
Associate Professor Psychiatry, UMMS
• New Drugs on the Block
Jennifer Carey, MD
Fellow in Medical Toxicology, Emergency Medicine, UMMS
• Why Worry about "Pain Killers"
Gerardo Gonzalez, MD
Director, Addiction Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
• My Journey to Recovery: Experience, Strength and Hope
Ms. Emily Myers
Assistant, Transitional Age Program,
Center for Living & Working
TO REGISTER IN ADVANCE:
Phone: 508-856-3066 Fax: 508-856-2725