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05/18/2017 12:01 AM

How to Combat Addiction: A Conversation with Dr. Mohammed Elsmra

Dr. Mohammed Elsmra Photo courtesy of Hagaman Memorial Library

The Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, East Haven, on Wednesday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m., will sponsor a session on what it means to have an addiction, what the challenges are, how the illness manifests itself, and the resources available for people who are struggling with addiction, along with their families.

Dr. Mohammed Elsmra, the speaker, received his medical education and specialty training at UConn. He is board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

This program is free and open to everyone. To register visit the library, call 203-468-3890, or email Cynthia at

Additional parking for evening and weekend library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot across the street from the library, or in the Stop & Shop lot behind the library off of Messina Drive.