What Does Being Genetically At Risk for Addiction Really Mean?

Dr. Danielle M. Dick, Ph.D., explores how our genes and environment are connected and how they affect one’s risk of developing substance abuse problems. Dr. Dick is the director of COBE, a professor in the Psychology Department at VCU and the primary investigator of Spit for Science, a longitudinal research study that examines student substance use and mental health.

The From Research to Recovery Town Hall brings together speakers from across the country to address mental health, substance use and other facets of behavioral and emotional health. To find out more, visit http://www.cobe.vcu.edu/cobe-town-hall