Behavioral health workshop focusing on internet addiction
Salve Regina, in collaboration with the Gruben Charitable Foundation and Newport Hospital, will host a free behavioral health workshop featuring expert Dr. David Greenfield.
“Innovations in Addiction Treatment: Epidemiology and Etiology of Internet Behaviors” will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 in the Bazarsky Lecture Hall.
Greenfield will discuss issues associated with internet addiction and internet use disorder. He will explain how certain aspects of the internet and smartphone promote mood-altering behaviors such as compulsive use and addictive patterns.
A leading authority on behavioral addiction medicine, Greenfield is founder and medical director of the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction and assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He lectures internationally and has appeared frequently on television and in numerous publications.
For more information, or to register, call (401) 845-1502 or visit the workshop’s Eventbrite page.