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Forum on Substance Addiction and Harm Reduction

October 27 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join Congressman Bill Keating as he convenes a conversation about the substance addiction crisis in Massachusetts and beyond. Hear from law enforcement, clergy and the many agencies and organizations working to reduce negative outcomes from these harmful substances.

Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and representatives from PAARI, Plymouth County Outreach, Seven Hills and Child & Family Services will join us for this forum which will include an interactive question and answer session.

A light lunch will be served.

Location: This event will take place at The Marketplace at UMass Dartmouth and signage will be provided to guide you to the correct building.

Parking: Information about parking, including a parking permit that you will be asked to display on your dashboard, will be emailed to you prior to the event. Please contact our office if you require special parking accommodations and we will work with UMD to ensure you are able to comfortably attend this event.


Bill Keating’s Office
(202) 225-3111
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UMass Dartmouth Marketplace
285 Old Westport Rd
North Dartmouth, MA 02747 United States
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