Science of Addiction & Recovery

October 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Chatham High School Library
50 Woodbridge Avenue
Chatham NY
Columbia Pathways To Recovery

Science shows us that addiction is preventable, that treatment is effective, and that long-term recovery is a reality.


Who should attend?

Anyone interested in a better understanding of the science behind addiction and recovery.

What does this workshop explain?

This workshop explains addiction as a brain disease and demonstrates the brain’s remarkable ability to adapt, heal and change in recovery.

The goal of the workshop is to equip community members with the knowledge and skills to speak effectively about addiction and sharing the message of hope and resilience of recovery.

Presenter: Laurie Quinn

Laurie is a member of Columbia Pathways to Recovery (CPR) and the mother of adult sons in recovery.

A recovery advocate, she is pursuing certification as a Recovery Coach with a focus on families and coaching them through their own recovery process.


Part 1 Saturday 10/14 – 9am to Noon – Chatham High School

Part 2 Saturday 10/21 – 9am to Noon – Chatham High School

Cost: $10 donation per person – covers both parts 1 & 2

Advance registration required. Class size limited to 25