The Physiology of Addiction: Effects of Drug Taking Behavior on the Adolescent Brain

An overview of how substances and addictive behaviors impact the brain and how the brain is injured by prolonged exposure to these substances and behavious. This talk focuses on the three predisposing factors that put individuals at risk for addiction: genetics, early exposure during brain development and history of childhood trauma.

RSVP to info@mvyouthtaskforce.org.

Thursday, May 16 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, Library
100 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Event Type

Speaker/Panel

Website

http://mvyouthtaskforce.org

Cost

Free

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