Spring 2018 seminar.

Reagan Wetherill, PhD, LCP, of the University of Pennsylvania, spoke about sex differences in nicotine use disorder for a 2018 seminar.

CRIA hosts a variety of events which bring together distinguished scholars, addiction experts and UB faculty and students to discuss the latest in addictions research. 

Upcoming Events

There are no events scheduled at this time.

Recent Events

LSD as a Medicine: Lessons from the Last Time

Date: Thursday, October 11, 2019

Did it Work?

Time: noon - 1:15 p.m.

Location: 2120B JSMBs

The Rise, Fall, and Rise of LSD

Time: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: 330 Student Union

The panels feature three leading U.S./Canadian historians of LSD and other hallucinogens.  Note that one of the main areas of therapeutic research into LSD was the treatment of alcoholism and addiction; the presenters are aware of the particular interest in that subject and will definitely address it.

Taking Action Together: A Community Conversation on Opioids

Date: February 28
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Location: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Community members, healthcare providers and researchers discussed the opioid crisis in Western New York and how research informs policy, advocacy and change, as well as how community voices help guide research. The event was co-sponsored by the Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center and the UB Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

Current Topics in Substance Abuse & Motivational Interviewing for Nurse Practitioners

Date: February 22
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 112 Wende Hall, South Campus

The UB School of Nursing presented a free training program open to students, faculty, staff, preceptors and community partners. Topics included a report on Erie County Dept. of Health Opiate Task Force, SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral for Treatment) for Substance Abuse Disorder, Washington AIMS Model, Integrated Mental Health in Primary Care, Obesity and Addictions, RISE: A Second Victims Support Program, The Next Step: AUD and Naltrexone, and Motivational Interviewing for Nurse Practitioners.