Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption

Jan 19, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Coffman Memorial Union Theatre

Addiction to alcohol and other drugs do not discriminate. It affects all of us. William C. Moyers, the vice president of public affairs at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, uses his own personal story to explain the science of addiction, the truth about treatment and what it really means to recover from this chronic illness. Moyers emphasizes the role that academia plays in helping communities to take a holistic approach to the nation’s biggest public health issue today.

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