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Salve Regina University

36 Ochre Point Avenue

Bazarsky Lecture Hall, O'Hare Academic Building

Newport, RI 02840

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Newport Hospital, in collaboration with The Gruben Charitable Foundation and Salve Regina University, is pleased to present a free behavioral health workshop.

Expert David Greenfield, PhD, MSCP, will discuss issues associated with internet addiction and internet use disorder. He will explain how certain aspects of the internet and smartphone promote mood-altering behaviors such as compulsive use and addictive patterns.

Dr. Greenfield is founder and medical director of The Center for Internet and Technology Addiction and assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He is a leading authority on behavioral addiction medicine who lectures internationally and has appeared frequently on television and in numerous publications.

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5:30 p.m......Registration and light refreshments
6 p.m...........Dr. David Greenfield: “Internet Addiction: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Treament considerations”

Location - The workshop will be held in the Bazarsky Lecture Hall on the main level of the O'Hare Academic Building at Salve Regina University. For GPS directions, enter 36 Ochre Point Avenue Newport, Rhode Island 02840.

Parking - TBD

Continuing Education Accreditation:

  • Rhode Island Mental Health Counselors Association (RIMHCA) – Qualifies for 1.5 CEUs
  • NAADAC, The Association of Addiction Professionals – 1.5 CEs have been applied for
  • National Association of Social Workers - RI Chapter (NASW-RI) – 1.5 CEs have been applied for
  • Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD) – 1.5 CNEs will be applied for
  • Program approved by Portsmouth, RI and Middletown, RI school districts

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Newport, RI 02840

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