Common Health 11/15/06

Producer/host: Jim Fisher

Topic: Substance Abuse Through the Ages; How do substance abuse patterns change over the life course? How is substance abuse impacting public health? What environmental changes are needed to reduce substance abuse?

Dr. Lenard Kaye,
Ph.D., Professor of Social Work at the University of Maine School of Social Work and Director of the University of Maine Center on Aging in the College of Business, Public Policy & Health.

Ed Oechslie, M.A., ATR-BC, LCPC, a board certified art therapist and licensed clinical counselor, joined the staff as Executive Director of the Acadia Family Center in January 2006.