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Gambling, The Brain, and the Latest on COVID 19 Webinar

When:
March 4, 2022 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
2022-03-04T13:00:00-05:00
2022-03-04T14:30:00-05:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lori Manson
(207) 626-3615

The Maine Council on Problem Gambling and AdCare Educational Institute of Maine are pleased to present a free webinar: Gambling, The Brain, and the Latest on COVID 19 Webinar

This presentation will examine what is currently known about the neurobiology of gambling and addiction and how that information may inform clinical approaches to treatment of problem gambling.

Learning objectives/outcomes:
Develop an understanding of the brain and its development.
Understand what happens in the brain when addiction is present.
Become aware of what can be done to help address these neurobiological changes.

Presenter:
Jon E. Grant, MD, JD, MPH is a Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Chicago where he directs a clinic and research lab on addictive, compulsive, and impulsive disorders. Professor Grant is the author of over 400 peer-reviewed scientific articles and 15 books.

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