Tri-Cís brain lecture series addresses issue of addiction

Tri-C Westshore's free lecture series, "The Year of the Brain," will offer the first of two evening lectures on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m., with an investigation into issues of addiction.

The program on “The Addicted Brain” features Dr. Stephen Sroka and Robert Garrity. The lecture is free and open to the public, with no reservation required. The event will take place in the Westshore Campus Atrium, 31001 Clemens Road in Westlake.

Sroka is a professor, author and consultant who has worked in schools around the world over the past three decades. He integrates cutting-edge research with realistic strategies for dealing with addiction.

Garrity is a pharmacist, attorney and licensed drug and alcohol counselor who will share his personal story of addiction.

The program is part of an education series on brain-related topics taking place this year at Westshore Campus. The series includes brown bag lunch discussions and interactive evening lectures.

For more information on this event, contact Bhavna Thakkar at 216-987-5803. Visit to learn more about the series of programs.

Kristin Broka

Cuyahoga Community College Westshore Campus

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