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The Ache of Addiction Lenten Series

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February 21, 7:00 p.m.

What Really Causes Addiction?: Science Speaks to Our Assumptions

Dr. Danielle Dick, Professor, VCU Developmental Psychology Program, Departments of Psychology and Human & Molecular Genetics


February 28, 7:00 p.m.

Do Less Harm: Public vs Punitive Health in the US Response to the Opioid Crisis

Dr. Mishka Terplan, MCV Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology


March 7, 7:00 p.m.

The Opioid Crisis: Past, Present, and Future

Mike Zohab, Richmond Police Captain, Department of Behavioral Health and Development Services


March 11, 10:15 a.m.

Parenting Forum: Communicating with your Children about Addiction

with Ashely Soukup, MA, LMFT, of Health and Family Psychologists of Virginia


March 14, 7:00 p.m.

Families Dealing with Substance Use Disorders: Hope and Healing…

The Rev. Teresa McBean, Pastor of North Star Community


March 18, 10:15 a.m.

Recovery: From Individual to Societal

with Tom Bannard, CADC, MBA, Program Coordinator for Rams in Recovery at Virginia Commonwealth University


March 19, 6:00 p.m.

Mothering Addiction: A Parent’s Story of Heartache, Healing, and Keeping the Door Open

Lynda Harrison Hatcher, author


March 19, 7:00 p.m.

St. James’s Spiritual Book Club discusses Dream Land: The True Tale of America’s Opium Epidemic, by Sam Quinones


March 21, 7:00 p.m.

Addiction, Spiritual Direction and Grace

The Rev. Dr. John Kerr, Episcopal priest and spiritual director

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