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 attend conference April…

Georgia (Mar 26, 2014)More than 100 experts in neuroscience, addiction treatment and recovery to attend conference April 2-4

KENNESAW, Ga. (March 26, 2014) — Kennesaw State University’s Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery (CYAAR) will host the Pathways to Understanding national conference April 2-4. 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, Addiction & Young Adults is the first 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 prestigious institutions as Harvard Medical School, Yale School of Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will participate. 

WHO: Teresa Wren Johnston, M.A., LPC, founder and director of Kennesaw State CYAAR, and the Honorable William S. Duffey, Jr., United States District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia and a CYAAR founder, welcome more than 100 experts in neuroscience, addiction treatment and recovery to the three-day conference. The CYAAR’s mission is to support and encourage young adult recovery and wellness by providing programs and engaging in collaborative research and education. 

WHEN/WHERE: The conference runs April 2-4 in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences on the campus of Kennesaw State University.

MEDIA CREDENTIALS: Media credentials are required for members of the 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 678-797-2538 or recovery@kennesaw.edu.

For directions and a campus map, please visit: www.kennesaw.edu/alumnifriends_directions.shtml  

 

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Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering 90 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including doctorates in education, business and nursing and a Ph.D. in international conflict management. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing student population of more than 24,600 from 130 countries.



 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 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. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

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