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Friday, April 20, 2012

Webinars - Supporting Recovery from Alcohol or Drug Addiction on Campus Recovery High Schools & Collegiate Recovery Programs

NCSL Webinars allow attendees to participate in meetings taking place around the world from the comfort of their desk. They are collaborative, interactive and easy to use. Most webinars will be recorded for those who are unable to attend the live meeting.

Supporting Recovery from Alcohol or Drug Addiction on Campus Recovery High Schools & Collegiate Recovery Programs
Monday, April 23, 2012
1 p.m. ET/ Noon CT/ 11 a.m. MT/10 a.m. PT

Online Registration* available now!

You are invited to a free* webinar specifically for state policy makers, including past graduates of the Addiction Studies Program for the States; legislators and their staffs, and members of state Executive Branches.

This webinar will provide participants information about the latest advances in recovery high schools and collegiate recovery programs at publicly funded colleges and universities.

This must-attend, policy-oriented webinar will feature presentations by:

  • Peter Gaumond, MA; Chief, Recovery Branch at Office of National Drug Control Policy. Mr. Gaumond will speak about the importance of recovery and recovery support services, including educational support programs to achieving key goals of the National Drug Control Strategy (NDCS).
  • David Friedman, Ph.D.; Wake Forest University and co-Director of the Addiction Studies Program (ASP) for the States. Dr. Friedman’s presentation will be on the neurobiology of drug/alcohol addiction among adolescents and young adults.
  • Andrew Finch, Ph.D.; Vanderbilt University who will present initial findings from a NIDA-funded evaluation of recovery high schools.
  • Kitty Harris, Ph.D.; expert on collegiate programs and Director of the Texas Tech University Center for Studies on Addiction and Recovery and of the Texas Tech collegiate recovery program, will explain the various forms that collegiate recovery programs have taken and present what is currently known about their effectiveness.

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