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.

Faculty Presentations:

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 
  Pharmacotherapy Research
  Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

My Journey to Recovery: Experience, Strength and Hope
  Ms. Emily Myers
  Assistant, Transitional Age Program,
  Center for Living & Working

Phone: 508-856-3066 Fax: 508-856-2725