The Allbritton Center For The Study Of Public Life is presenting three linked panels in its Right Now! Series titled “Drugs, Harm, and the Campus.” Please join us and contribute to these important discussions. 

We will make resources from each panel available on this site.

At the bottom of the page you will find a link where you can continually write in comments and suggestions so that we can have ongoing communication about this important topic.

Drug Use @ Wes

Tuesday, April 7, 4:30 p.m., PAC 002

What are we doing about drugs at Wes and why?
A panel discussion on education, support and policies at Wes

Tanya Purdy, Director of Health Education (WesWELL)
Beth DeRicco, Higher Education Outreach, Caron Treatment Centers
Ashley Fine ’15
moderator: Mike Whaley, Vice President for Student Affairs

The Physiology of Drugs

Wednesday, April 15, 8 p.m., Memorial Chapel

What is actually happening inside your body?

Mike Robinson, Assistant Professor of Psychology and of Neuroscience & Behavior
Stefanie Jones, Drug Policy Alliance
Mark Neavyn, M.D., Director, Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital
moderator: Ishita Mukerji, Dean of the Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Drug Policy, Regional and National

Tuesday, April 28, 8 p.m., Kerr Lecture Hall (Shanklin 107)

The policy debate: What is to be done?

Ethan Nadelmann, Founder and Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance
Susan O’Connor, Program Director, Phoenix House
Mike Lawlor, Under Secretary for Criminal Justice Policy and Planning in the State Office of Policy and Management
moderator: Rob Rosenthal, Director, Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life

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