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UNM's Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions (CASAA) celebrates its 25 anniversary featuring Dr. Kenneth Warren, deputy director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and personal perspectives from community members Kent Cravens and Steve Paternoster, both of whom have been deeply affected through alcohol and substance abuse. CASAA's Director Barbara McCrady, and its co-founders Philip May, William Miller and W. Gill Woodall, share an overview and history of CASAA, then and now.

What: CASAA's 25th Anniversary Celebration

When: Friday, Nov. 7, 1 to 4 p.m.

Where: Hotel Andaluz, 125 2nd St NW, Albuquerque –  Google Map

Who: The Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions (CASAA) was founded in 1989 to conduct research, provide service to the community, and train practitioners and students to improve the lives of those affected by alcohol and drug use. Twenty-five years later, CASAA continues to be a vital research, service, and training center at the University of New Mexico.

1:20 – Overview & History – Dr. Barbara McCrady, Director, UNM CASAA; Dr. Philip May, UNM CASAA Founder and Professor Emeritus; Dr. William Miller, UNM CASAA Founder and Distinguished Professor Emeritus; Dr. W. Gill Woodall, UNM CASAA Founder and Professor of Communication & Journalism

2:20 – Awards to Founders

2:45 – Addictions – A Personal Perspective, Community members Kent Cravens & Steve Paternoster

3:15 – Keynote speaker – Dr. Kenneth Warren, deputy director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Additional contact information: Steve Carr, managing editor, UNM Newsroom at (505) 277-1821 or email, scarr@unm.edu