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Oct. 4, 2019 – “Truly it is about raising awareness and educating our community about mental health and substance abuse issues,” said Dr. Elfie Neber of the GFC-MSU Psychology Department. On Friday, mental health professionals gathered at Heritage Hall for a forum titled “The Neuroscience Behind Addiction.”

Shelley Andrus is a psychiatric nurse practitioner who presented at the event. Andrus explained, “The whole idea to stop the stigma on how addictive disorders are viewed, one of the main ways is through education. And that we can help people walk away and tell others this is what’s really going on in the brain this isn’t willful misconduct or moral failing.”

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