The Southwest Coalition for Substance Abuse Issues


June Coalition Monthly Meeting @ University of St. Francis
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Presenter: Larry Dunbar, MS, CAADC, CADP, MISA2

Topic: The Role of Substance Use in Media


1. Provide an awareness of substance use in media.
2. Provide examples of wide range and types of substance use.
3. Provide examples of the many messages sent by media
Speaker Bio:
Mr. Dunbar has worked in the field of substance abuse treatment, prevention and mental health for more than 20 years. He earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and a Masters Degree in Health Service Administration, both from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois where he currently works as an Instructor and Program Coordinator of Addiction Studies. In addition, he also earned a Certificate in Addictions Counseling from Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois where he currently teaches as an adjunct instructor in their Addiction Counseling program.