Addiction: Facing the Opioid Epidemic in Massachusetts

December 6, 2018, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Thank you for your interest. This event has SOLD OUT, but will be streamed online on Facebook and YouTube.

Join us for an important discussion on the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history.

In partnership with WGBH, the Museum is proud to offer a free, special screening of NOVA’s new film, Addiction,  followed by a panel discussion on the deadliest drug epidemic in US history and how technology can play a role in saving lives.



  • Moderator: Julia Cort, Deputy Executive Producer, NOVA

  • Dr. Peter Chai, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

  • Sara Holt, Producer, Director, and Writer of Addiction

  • Dr. Emily Lindemer (MIT Class of 2017), Cofounder of Hey, Charlie

This event is free but seating is limited. Pre-registration through Eventbrite highly recommended.

Doors open at 6:10 p.m. for Eventbrite ticket holders. Unclaimed reserved tickets will be released at 6:20 p.m. to walk-in attendees.

This event is presented in conjunction with The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal.