Linden Oaks Behavioral Health and ten other community addiction treatment centers in the Chicagoland area have teamed up to present an addiction awareness event, Opposing Big Cannabis: A town-hall discussion about new recreational cannabis, on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 8:00 – 10:00 am.
The event will be held at the Linden Oaks Naperville Outpatient Center (1335 N. Mill Street, Naperville, IL) and will feature speaker and drug policy expert, Kevin Sabet, PhD. Kevin will discuss recreational cannabis, the effect of medical marijuana, and how these changes will impact our communities, children, and organizations who offer addiction services.
Kevin has studied, researched, written about, and implemented drug policy for almost 20 years. He is an internationally recognized authority and consultant to numerous organizations, including the United Nations. Kevin frequently serves as a drug policy author, public speaker, speech writer, diplomat, and external affairs consultant.
The event is open to the public and breakfast will be provided. There is no fee to register but eating is limited. To reserve a seat, visit bigcannabis.eventbrite.com.
Linden Oaks Behavioral Health will host the event with participating addiction treatment centers including Acadia Healthcare, Recovery Division, Banyan Treatment Center, Dupage County Prevention Leadership Team, Footprints to Recovery, Northwest Community Healthcare, Positive Sobriety Institute, Presence Health, Riverwalk Counseling Center, Rosecrance and Soft Landing Recovery.