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Addiction Professional Summit November 5-6, 2015

Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick 801 Greenwich Ave, Warwick R.I. 02886 http://www.crownehotelwarwick.com Agenda 3:15- 4:45 p.m. What is working in Treating Opioid Dependent Patients Panel Discussion  

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Addiction Professional Summit

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Florida FADAA Conference August 2014

By recognizing the enormous historical and current contributions of counselors to the field of recovery, we physicians will learn so much more about our young specialty.This picture is of a well-received talk to over 1000 counselors at the FADAA Conference in Orlando, Florida in early August.  

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“He Went To Harvard, Then Hell”

“He Went To Harvard, Then Hell”… written by Steve Damish for the Brockton Enterprise…http://www.enterprisenews.com/article/20140628/News/140626473

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Book Signing in Narragansett

Please join me on Saturday July 5th, 2014 between 12:30 and 3:30 for a Book Signing at the Curiosity & Mischief Bookstore at 4A Pier Marketplace in Narragansett, RI. The event is part of the “Celebrating Rhode Island Author Series.” I look forward to seeing you!

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2014 Bronze Key Award

I am excited to announce that the Rhode Island Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependence (RIAODD) and Phoenix House have nominated me as the recipient for the 2014 Bronze Key Award. It is a great honor. The Bronze Key Award is a national recognition award granted by the National Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependence for Affiliate presentation to an individual or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the field. It is the highest local award …Continue Reading

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Thank You For The Kind Words ~ Another Comment From a Reader

Omg. I finally started it on Tues & finished it at 1am this morning. Couldn’t put it down – It was amazing. Your dad is so strong & your family is so strong. Amanda’s letter at the beginning and the last page that mentions you in Rye had me bawling. Amazing read, amazing man, amazing that he is sharing his experience with others and devoting himself to helping others!!! xoxoxo

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My response to the NYTimes article “Hooked”

As a recovering opiate addict who is now clean for over 13 years and is also Board Certified in Addiction Medicine I find Susan Dominus’ article on heroin use (5/11 Magazine) well written and instructive. Of note, although there is clear evidence that opiate addiction is a medical illness, we addicts must take responsibility for the devastating effects our illness has on us as well as on family and on society at large. This is a major deterrent to our …Continue Reading

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“Addiction Clue”- A must-read article

Gene essential for normal brain development, and linked to autism spectrum disorders, plays critical role in addiction-related behaviors. Read more…http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/05/addiction-clue/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=05.13.daily%201        

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