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Events

When:

Thursday, October 12, 2017
6:00–8:30 p.m.

Where:

Ruth S. Harley University Center Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom
 
 

Smacked by the Storm: How Long Island Can Recover From Its Opioid Crisis


Smacked by the Storm: How Long Island Can Recover From Its Opioid Crisis - Madeline Singas and Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds

This program is based on the TEDxAdelphiUniversity 2017 talk by Jeffrey Reynolds, Ph.D., titled “Smacked By the Storm: How Long Island Can Recover From Its Heroin Crisis,” which focused on the effects of addiction on individuals and families.

Join Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds for this insightful program, with keynote address by Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas. Interdisciplinary expert panels will discuss prevention, treatment and recovery.  

At the event, Adelphi University’s Department of Public Safety and Transportation will supervise an official drop-off location for expired medications.

Registration

Pre-registration is required for this event. You can RSVP by emailing chi@adelphi.edu.

There is no fee to attend.

Schedule of Events

Opening Remarks

Jeffrey Reynolds, Ph.D., CEAP, SAP, President and CEO of Family and Children’s Association (FCA)


Keynote Address

Madeline Singas, Nassau County District Attorney


Remarks

Linda Ventura, Thomas’ Hope Foundation


Prevention Panel

René P. Fiechter, JD LLM, Nassau County Assistant District Attorney, Director of Community Affairs

Judi Vining, Executive Director, Long Beach AWARE

Lisa Ganz, LCSW, CASAC, Clinical Director, Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (LICADD)


Treatment Panel

Jeffrey Reynolds, Ph.D., CEAP, SAP, President and CEO of Family and Children’s Association (FCA)

Anthony Rizzuto, Families in Support of Treatment (FIST)

Audrey Freshman,  Ph.D., LCSW, CASAC, Director of Continuing Education & Professional Development, and Postgraduate Certificate in Programs in Addiction, Adelphi University


Recovery Panel

Marissa Abram, Ph.D., RN, PMHNP-BC, CASAC, Clinical Assistant Professor, Adelphi University’s College of Nursing and Public Health

Richard Buckman, LCSW, CASAC, CEAP, SAP CETII, CARC, Founding member of  Long Island Recovery Association (LIRA)

About the Speakers


For further information, please contact:

Audrey Onderdonk
p – 516.877.4582
e – chi@adelphi.edu

 
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