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The Empty Chair: A Production on Youth Substance Abuse

Presented by Peace Mountain Theatre Company at The Writer's Center, Chevy Chase MD

Mar 21, 2021

The Empty Chair: A Production on Youth Substance Abuse

On Sunday, March 21 at 4:00 pm, PMTC’s Educational Outreach Program will be staging a live-on-Zoom production on the effects of the COVID pandemic on adolescent and young adult substance abuse.

Although the COVID pandemic has rightly occupied most of the news in the past year, it must not be forgotten that the ravages of substance dependence are still with us and still destroying the lives of young people and their families around the country. Tweens, teens, and young adults are alone with little or no socialization, and virtual- and/or home-schooling
A New York Times article on January 4, 2021 said that “addiction is often referred to as a disease of isolation, and overcoming that

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Free virtual production

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The March production will feature a short play, THE EMPTY CHAIR, directed by Laurie T. Freed and followed by a question-and-answer session with a panel of experts. The panel discussion will be facilitated by PMTC Board member Catherine Gallagher.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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4508 Walsh St., Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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