Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 14:00 to 21:00Science Gallery London.Free ticketed event
In 1929 in Lexington, Kentucky, the US Government began building the first ever drug treatment facility with what was at the time a radical new ethos – that people with drug problems should receive therapeutic care, not be incarcerated as a punishment. The Narcotic Farm was born, and embraced as a new model of a more humane approach to the rising problem of drug addiction.
What no...Friday, November 23, 2018 - 13:00 to 15:00Science Gallery London, First floor galleryFree, drop in
The number of people who smoke in England has dropped by about two thirds since 1970. However it is still the leading cause of preventable death.
Dr Catherine El Zerbi is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Addictions Department at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London. Her research focuses on smoking, relapse prevention and health...Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:30Science Gallery London, TheatreFree, ticketed event
It’s now easier than ever before to access large amounts of porn. What does this mean for how we seek private pleasures and connect to other people? Is our society suffering from a real addiction or are we just in the midst of a moral panic?
In this event, Olivier-Award-Winning artist Christopher Green challenges some of the ideas surrounding pornography addiction and questions how...