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Jamestown forum confronts causes of addiction

The second Community Education Forum on addiction will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Scharmann Theatre at Jamestown Community College.

The event, titled, "The Many Faces of Addiction: No One Cause, No One Solution," is free and open to the public. It is co-sponsored by the Health Care Action Team, the American Association of University Women, and the Mental Health Association.

Speakers are Karen McElrath, professor of Criminal Justice at Fayetteville State University; Davina Moss-King of Positive Direction and Associates in Buffalo; Andrew O’Brien, former director of Behavioral Health at the UPMC- Chautauqua-WCA; Leanna Luka-Conley, deputy commissioner of Adult, Children and Family Services for Chautauqua County; Jamestown Police Chief Harry Snellings; and the Rev. Luke Fodor of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

-- Anne Neville

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