Chemical Reactions:  Marijuana, Opioids, and Our Families

March 2016

Briefing Report


Featured Speakers

Staci Gruber, Ph.D., Director, Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Care; Director, Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Taking a Hit:  Assessing the Impact of Early Onset Marijuana Use on the Brain

Kathleen M. Palm Reed, Ph.D., Associate Director of Clinical Training; Associate Research Professor, Clark University

The Highs and Lows of Relapse and Recovery in Opioid Use Disorder

John F. Kelly, Ph.D., ABPP, Elizabeth R. Spallin Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Director, MGH Recovery Research Instititue; Program Director, MGH Addition Recovery Management Service; Associate Director, MGH Center for Addition Medicine

Marijuana Legalization:  Impact on Public Health and Public Safety

Hilary Smith Connery, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Addiction, Overdose, Suicide:  Facts You Need to Know about Treating Opioid Use Disorder