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Current Issues in Addiction (Zoom Livestream)

Course Description:

Join Bill Brigham for a brief online presentation and open Zoom discussion of some critical issues now being faced in the addictions field.

June 9
1. The effect of COVID-19 on addiction treatment and mutual help groups.
2. The relationship among alcohol, domestic violence and sheltering in place.

June 16
1. Overdose, alcohol and suicide: "Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism" (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)
2. The use of psychedelics in the treatment of depression, PTSD and other disorders.


Tuition: $0.00

Additional Fees: $0.00


Tuesdays, June 9, 16
*2:00 - 3:00pm* (2 sessions)


We'll meet online via Zoom. Zoom is free and easy to use. OLLI will walk you through the steps. Prior to each Zoom meeting (class), you will receive an email with specific details on that meeting.


William Brigham, M.S.W., M.A., has over 45 years of experience in the addictions field, including work in residential and outpatient treatment settings, teaching addictions courses at the university level, and serving as the Administrator of the National Football League Substance Abuse Program.