The therapeutic treatment of substance abuse in the past and the present
Athens & Epidaurus festival
Elpidos 13, Victoria Square, Athens, 104 34

The therapeutic treatment of substance abuse in the past and the present

open discussion

Open to the public discussion on the occasion of the exhibition "What we don’t see is staring at us" A visual installation on the drug addicts of the interwar period, Ilias Poulos

This discussion will focus on the dynamics and history of substance abuse, and its therapeutic treatment in rehabilitation programmes of psychiatric institutions, featuring well-known health professionals. The present situation and the new needs and questions emerging from substance abuse and related therapies will also be discussed.

Participants include Foivos Zafeiridis, psychiatrist, former associate professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and scientific supervisor of the Self-Help Programme of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Katerina Matsa, psychiatrist, former head of the 18 Ano programme at the Psychiatric Hospital of Attica, and Dimitris Ploumpidis, psychiatrist and academic.

26 June, 2019

In the framework of Ilias Poulos visual installation "What we don't see is staring at us"

08/06 until 30/06/2019

Opening hours: Tuesday & Thursday: 11.00-19.00 Wednesday & Friday: 17.00-20.00 Saturday - Sunday: 11.00-17.00 Monday: Closed

Organization / Production: 
Athens & Epidaurus Festival, Victoria Square Project
Victoria Square Project
21:20 - 22:30
free admission
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