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“LSSU gave me the educational and organizational tools to be able to succeed at those endeavors after college.”

Scott Shackleton '83

Former State House of Representatives

LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '05

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Title: ADDICTION: THE FAMILY IN CRISIS
Movie ID: VT4603
Movie Number: 4603
Description: This program tells the poignant story of one man's addiction to alcohol and explains the process of addiction in the brain. It shows how a person starts abusing a drug to alter a mood or avoid a thought or situation. With continued drug use, the brain's pleasure circuit is activated and behaves as if the drug is important for survival. The program explores how the family of the alcoholic is devastated by his behavior and the typical role of "enabler" which family members too often play. The program follows the alcoholic thorugh a treatment program as he learns the causes of his addiction and how to keep his alcoholism under control through absention.
Series:
Part: 0
Time: 28
Department: SSHS
Call Number: HV5132.A33 1995
At LSSU: Y

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Rachel Claucherty-Arnold

Rachel Claucherty-Arnold
Environmental Health

What made Rachel's Lake Superior State experience so unique was the practical research she did with top-notch faculty.

"I really enjoyed working with environmental chemistry professor Judy Westrick and biologist Deb Stai," Rachel says. "For my senior project, we evaluated a lab method for cultivating a fungus that causes infections in humans."

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