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Addiction - It's Not About Drugs

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Addiction - It's Not About Drugs

Time: February 22, 2011 from 7:15pm to 9:30pm
Location: MOSAIC -
Street: 1720 Grant Street, at Commercial
City/Town: Vancouver, BC
Event Neighbourhood and Type: seminar, and, community, discussion
Latest Activity: Feb 22, 2011

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A series  presented by "A Community Aware" on society and addiction.



It's not about drugs

18 January-22 February 2011, Six Tuesday Nights


Mosaic Immigrant Services (Ground Floor)
1720 Grant St., at Commercial Drive,
Vancouver BC
Registration by email to communityaware@gmail.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Cost: $15 for all six sessions


  • 18 January Introduction: The Scope of Addiction.
  • 25 January The War on Drugs Ends. NOW What?
  • 1 February The Psychology of Addiction.
  • 8 February Cultural and Spiritual Dislocation: Historical Turning Points.
  • 15 February Overcoming Cultural and Spiritual Dislocation, Revising Neuroscience.
  • 22 February Imagining a World Without Addiction…

Bruce Alexander is a Professor Emeritus from Simon Fraser University who specializes in addiction. He is author of The Globalization of Addiction (2010).Terry Patten is a retired business administrator.

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Comment by Karen Elaine Gilchrist on February 1, 2011 at 2:42pm
seems I'm out of luck in regards to child care for my 5 year daughter for tonight. I will enjoy reviewing your website and any other links you may forward. I think, Fairview needs a babysitting co-op!
Comment by Karen Elaine Gilchrist on February 1, 2011 at 11:25am
Trying to confirm childcare so I may attend have been in Cuba, sorry I missed the first weeks. Currently seeking work in the field after completing practicum at Stepping Stones, VCH concurrent disorders. Karen Gilchrist, MSW Candidate
Comment by John P Robinson on January 20, 2011 at 12:31pm

Make sure to check out Bruce's website at:


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