KSU’s Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery hosts Pathways to Understanding

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More than 100 experts in neuroscience, addiction treatment and recovery to convene April 8-10…

Georgia (Mar 26, 2015)More than 100 experts in neuroscience, addiction treatment and recovery to convene April 8-10

KENNESAW, Ga. (March 27, 2015) — Kennesaw State University’s Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery (CYAAR) will host the Pathways to Understanding national conference April 8-10. Participants will join specialists in the field exploring current research and advances in neuroscience, addiction and the young adult population.
 

WHAT: Pathways to Understanding: Neuroscience, Treatment & Young Adultsis the second in a series of three national conferences, which will focus on the neuroscience of addiction, treatment and recovery. More than two dozen speakers and panelists representing such institutions as Emory University, the University of Georgia and the University of South Carolina will participate in the three-day symposium. 
 


WHO: Teresa Wren Johnston, M.A., LPC, founding director of Kennesaw State’s CYAAR, will welcome more than 100 experts in neuroscience, addiction treatment and recovery to the conference. CYAAR’s mission is to support and encourage young adult recovery and wellness by providing programs and engaging in collaborative research and education. Kevin T. McCauley, M.D., co-founder of the Institute for Addiction Study, New Road Treatment Center in Sandy, Utah, is the keynote speaker.
 


WHEN/WHERE: The conference runs April 8-10 in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences on the campus of Kennesaw State University.
 

MEDIA CREDENTIALS: Credentials are required for media who would like to cover specific topics or speakers on the agenda. For more information, please contact Kennesaw State University’s Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery at 470-578-3109 or recovery@kennesaw.edu.
 



For directions and a campus map, please visit: http://ccpe.kennesaw.edu/pathways/directions/.
 

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Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering more than 100 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a comprehensive university with more than 32,000 students from 130 countries. In January 2015, Kennesaw State and Southern Polytechnic State University consolidated to create one of the 50 largest public universities in the country.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
  




A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. A Carnegie-designated doctoral institution, it is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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