This event is an opportunity to hear one of the country’s leading experts on addiction treatment. Dr. Richard Blondell, MD coordinates a national effort with the American Board of Addiction Medicine to develop addiction medicine fellowship programs and to standardize the curriculum offered in these programs. He cares for patients admitted into ECMC and Terrace House residence, and he also sees patients at the University Of Buffalo Addiction Medicine ambulatory care office on Sweet Home Rd. Dr. Blondell is on the faculty of the Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences where he teaches medical students, family medicine residents and psychiatry and addiction medicine fellows. He also conducts training sessions for Buffalo State College nurse practitioners, athletic directors and counselors to help them identify or intervene with students at risk for, or who manifest the early signs of substance use problems. Dr. Blondell will be speaking at Save the Michaels on January 9th at 7pm, about addiction and how Medically Assisted Treatment options can provide much needed support for people seeking and sustaining long-term recovery.
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