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UPMC East Alive and Well Series Presents ‘Addiction: A Treatable Disease’

WHAT: Free educational session discussing the effects of addiction on physical, mental and spiritual health. This program will help people understand treatment options and recovery from addiction. UPMC East’s recovery peer specialist will be available for private consultations. In addition, local recovery support groups will be there to meet and talk with those seeking support.
 
WHY: Addiction is a chronic illness, but treatment and recovery is possible. No single treatment approach is perfect for all patients, so showing those seeking help all their options helps ensure a successful recovery. UPMC is committed to providing top-quality treatments for those struggling with addiction.
 
WHO:
 
• Timothy Gaul, D.O., Partners in Health-UPMC Murrysville
• Shannon Allen, M.D., A.B.P.N., board-certified addiction psychiatrist, Jade Wellness Center
• Dennis C. Daley, Ph.D., UPMC Health Plan
 
WHEN: 9 a.m. to Noon, Friday, July 29
 
WHERE: UPMC East, Conference Center, Room A, B and C, Ground Level, 2775 Mosside Blvd., Monroeville, Pa., 15146
 
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-357-3700.
 
Note to Media: To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at 412-586-9762 or StanleySL@upmc.edu.  

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