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Faces of Addiction -- 5/24 Daypass -- Origin and Treatment of Addiction
Carl Christensen is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and OB Gyn at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is board certified in Addiction Medicine and OB Gyn. Dr. Christensen specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of addiction, including pregnant patients. He is the Medical Director at Dawn Farm Treatment Center. Speaker’s Synopsis: Addiction is considered to be a “problem with drugs and alcohol.” However, it is actually a mental illness caused by genetic and environmental factors, as well as the drug itself. We will review the causes of addiction, the changes in the brain, and the available treatments. Join other OLLI members for a boxed lunch in the lobby immediately following the May 24th lecture for some socializing! The cost for lunch is $8. Please register for the lunch online or in-person before May 18th.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 05/24/2018
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location : Washtenaw Community College/ Morris Lawrence Building
Address : Towsley Auditorium,
4800 E. Huron River Dr.,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED