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Montefiore Nyack Hospital Recognizing National Recovery Month in September With Seminar on Co-Occurring Disorders and Recovery

Nyack, N.Y. September 17, 2015- Montefiore Nyack Hospital is hosting a seminar on Co-Occurring Disorders and Recovery from Addiction and Mental Illness on September 28, 2015 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm in the Krutz Auditorium at the hospital. The event is open to the public, free of charge, but attendees must register by calling 845.348.8352 or email schroederl[at]montefiorenyack[dot]org. CME Credits will be available through Montefiore Nyack Hospital.

Presentations include:

11:00 am - Addiction and the Brain - Joseph Vittorio, MD
11:45am - Co-Occurring Disorders - Vahan Kouyoumdjian, MD
Lunch - Inpatient and Outpatient Programs at Montefiore Nyack Hospital
1:15pm - Suboxone Treatment - David Seitz, MD, Catherine Fliegel, RN, CASAC-T
1:45pm - Integrative Nutrition Holistic Health Coach - Wendy Blanchard, M.S., CHHC
2:15pm - Narcan Training Joseph Vittorio, MD, Mignyetta C. Ramnani, LCSW-R

The Addiction Services of Montefiore Nyack Hospital provides complete care to those struggling with substance abuse and chemical dependency, from medically detoxification and monitored inpatient care to outpatient treatment and community support. A new adolescent support group was recently started to support teenagers and their families in need. The Recovery Center offers internship programs for MSW, LMHC and CASAC students from LIU, Fordham, NYU, Nyack College, RCADD, Columbia University (nursing rotations) and Dominican College (nursing students). For more information about these services at Montefiore Nyack Hospital, please call 845.348.2070 or 845.348.2072.