Unmasking Addiction During COVID-19

Unmasking addiction during COVID-19 is the topic of the next Mental Wellness Speaker Series. The presenter is Dr. Joel Sprunger, PhD, is an assistant professor and licensed clinical psychologist in the Addiction Sciences Division of the UC Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience in the UC College of Medicine. 

The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8 at Anderson Center, 7850 Five Mile Road. 

The presentation will discuss addiction during COVID-19, including background on addiction and what it has looked like during COVID-19. Strategies to help also will be explained. Information regarding an overview of the types of treatment programs available (inpatient and outpatient) and treatment approaches (medication and behavioral) will provide an idea of what to expect from different places and help link people to the right level of care.