The Temple Sinai Women's Chavurah Presents "THE OPIOID CRISIS AND ADDICTION: WE'RE ALL VULNERABLE"

Tuesday, January 02, 2018 12:20 PM | Carol Burke (Administrator)

THE TEMPLE SINAI WOMEN'S CHAVURAH PRESENTS "THE OPIOID CRISIS AND ADDICTION: WE'RE ALL VULNERABLE"

PRESENTED BY DR. MARK WINSBERG
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2018
7:00 P.M. AT TEMPLE SINAI

Addiction is a highly stigmatized, complex brain disease which has never been well understood by societies since humans first discovered mood altering substances.Temple Sinai congregant Dr. Mark Winsberg has graciously offered to present a talk about this highly important and timely topic.

The purpose of his talk is to:

  1. provide a conceptual framework to better understand addiction
  2. share current data about the status of the opioid epidemic in our
    communities
  3. talk about the many efforts to deal with the epidemic in Rochester
  4. answer any questions listeners may have

Mark Winsberg, MD, BCFM, DABAM, is the Medical Director of Chemical Dependency Services at Rochester Regional Health. He is board certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine, worked for 17 years as an Emergency Room Physician and ER Medical Director at Clifton Springs Hospital. He has been working in Addiction Medicine for the last nine years in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

THIS PROGRAM IS FREE OF CHARGE, AND IS OPEN TO EVERYONE.

Teens, college students, and other young adults are encouraged to attend. Not for women only.

REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.

PLEASE RSVP TO CAROL YUNKER AT VPKelly@aol.com OR 385-3910

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