Addiction recovery lecture to focus on military, veterans, Jan. 14

The lecture "Veterans, Military Persons and Their Families: A Call to Addiction Recovery" will be held on Friday, Jan. 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom

The forum is hosted by the Department of Psychology Chemical Dependency and Addictions Studies Program in collaboration with the Institute for Addiction Recovery at Rhode Island College.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Robert Swift of Brown University Medical School and the Veterans Administration Hospital. Swift has lectured nationally and published extensively on the lecture topic. In addition, a panel of experts will describe their services and the unique recovery and treatment needs of this population. Exhibits by providers will also be on display.

The forum is free. CEUs will be provided. To register, email by Jan. 11.