Saturday, February 16, 2008

Close Encounters with Addiction Feb. 21 at SFU, Surrey By: Lezah Williamson

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Dr. Gabor Mate

is a doctor who works in a harm reduction facility in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. He is a former columnist for the Vancouver Sun and the Globe and Mail. On February 12, he will be releasing his latest book, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction, in which he talks about all kinds of addition, from heroin to workaholics.

There is a free lecture at SFU's Surrey campus on February 21. Go to for more details.

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