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Wednesday, June 1, 2016 — 8:30 AM to 9:45 AM EDT

This presentation offers a perspective into understanding addictions.

We will look at various topics related to addiction, including:

  • why addiction is an important topic in the context of a university environment
  • understanding the term "addiction"
  • how to classify different types of addictive behaviour and substances
  • ways to identify risk factors and understand reasons for addiction
  • what costs and consequences are associated with addiction

We will also explore what coping strategies, tools and resources are available for people who are struggling with addiction.

Location 
DC - William G. Davis Computer Research Centre
1302
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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