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Lecture Artist Series Workshop


A public workshop on Saturday, Jan. 26, in the Thorne Performance Hall in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium will breakdown the science and societal impact of drugs and explore the process of recovery. Speakers include:

•Sheryl Hemkin, associate professor of chemistry at Kenyon College, will speak from 9-9:50 a.m., on how bodies react to substances from sugar to opiates offering perspective to make healthier choices.

•Amy Smart, executive director of Riverside Recovery Services, will address how addiction impacts employment, health and society, from 10-10:50 a.m. As a recovering addict, Smart also hopes to dispel the stigma that follows addiction.

 •Todd Farrell, a chemical dependency counselor for Behavioral Health Partners will finish the workshop beginning at 11 a.m., by discussing real life examples of what counselors see in recovery housing and offer ideas of what society can do to rally in the fight against addiction.

Jan. 26 2019 - Jan. 26 2019

Main Campus 

Thorne Performance Hall

Event Details

Cost:  

Free

Open to Public:  

Yes

Event Sponsor:  

Lecture Artist Committee

Event Type:

  • Lecture Artist Series