Contact: Gary Yang
Rotary Club of Richmond
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"Treat the Cause not the Symptom: Underlying Neuroscience of Substance Use and the Key Elements of Psychosocial Recovery" by Dr. Conny Lin

Prior to the COVID pandemic, substance use disorder has been one of the top societal issues impacting BC either visibly (e.g. opioid crisi) or invisibly (e.g. alcohol overuse). This seminar will learn about the fundamental neuroscience behind the disease,understand the psychosocial elements for successful recoveries, and discuss how rotary members can support the “treating the cause not the symptom”.

Dr. Conny Lin is a neuroscientist specialized in substance use disorder. She worked on opioid policy at the Ministry of Health and pharmacies/pharmacists regulator, and ran for public office at the 2017 provincial election. She is now a Medical Advisor of Neurology & Urology.