Skip Main Navigation
Page Content
This event has ended

Adolescent Substance Abuse: Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention

Chris Kullstroem

Friday, April 5, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (ADT)

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
No Charge for This Event Ended Free  

Who's Going

Loading your connections...

Share Adolescent Substance Abuse: Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention

Event Details

Course Description: This seminar is the outgrowth of a two-year project to identify promising and effective adolescent substance abuse prevention and treatment programs. Drawing from the chapters these respected scholars wrote for the book Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention: Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Treatment, attendees will be presented with a social-historical overview of humanity's need for mind altering substances with special attention given to the "stepping stone" theory of addiction. Next, the biological/genetic need for mind-altering drugs is examined. This is followed by an overview of primary prevention. Lastly, promising interventions are examined.

 

Speakers:

Dr. Carl Leukefeld is Professor of Behavioral Science, Psychiatry, Oral Health Science and Social Work; and Chair of the Department of Behavioral Science and Director of the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, with a graduate appointment in Sociology.

Dr. Catherine Martin is a Professor and Vice Chair for Research and E.A. Edwards professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky.  She currently has NIH funding for research in medications for nicotine use and ADHD.  She is also investigating individual differences in drug effects of drug abuse. 

Have questions about Adolescent Substance Abuse: Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention? Contact Chris Kullstroem

When & Where


The Hilton Garden Inn
85 Glastonbury Blvd
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Friday, April 5, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (ADT)


  Add to my calendar

Interested in hosting your own event?

Join millions of people on Eventbrite.

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.