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Think Science: Let's Talk About Addiction

In 2022, Bexar County was in the top three counties in the state for drug-poisoning related deaths. Two years later, UT Health San Antonio has launched a new system dedicated to advancing addiction research, education and evidence-based treatments. The Be Well Institute on Substance Use and Related Disorders includes the Be Well, Texas substance use treatment initiative that provides comprehensive care for substance use and mental health, in-person and virtually, anywhere in the state, regardless of ability to pay. Jennifer Sharpe Potter, PhD, MPH, is the founding director of the new initiative, and she’ll be at the center of Texas Public Radio’s next Think Science event, focusing on ways to treat and combat substance use disorder.

Join us for this in-person event where TPR’s Nathan Cone will moderate a conversation with Dr. Potter and guests from UT Health San Antonio, where you’ll have an opportunity to learn more and ask questions of your own.

The program will be held on Monday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at the Pestana Lecture Hall on the UT Health San Antonio Long Campus, located at 7703 Floyd Curl Drive.

Make your reservation for this free event here: https://support.tpr.org/a/be-well