Wednesday, February 26, 2014

"The Agony and the Ecstasy: The Pleasure and Pain of Drug Abuse," with Joseph Matta, M.D., Saturday, March 22, 2pm

With references to art and history as well as the latest scientific research from the CDC, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Drug Abuse Warning Institute and specific New York data and alerts, Dr. Joseph Matta will explore the growing problem of drug abuse with a focus on chronic pain, prescription opiate abuse and the heroin epidemic. Please join us for this important, enlightening program, presented by an expert on the subject – and a recent arrival to the village. When not restoring his home on Spring Street and getting to know Catskill, Dr. Matta is Outpatient Medical Director of Substance Abuse Services at North Shore LIJ, Inpatient Unit Chief at Zucker Hillside Hospital, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Hofstra Medical School. Please reserve by clicking here.

"L'Opium," lithograph by Victor Emile Prouve, 1894.

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