Addiction and Emergency Medicine physician and internationally acclaimed author,Dr. Steven Kassels, will discuss his bookAddiction on Trial: Tragedy in Downeast Maine,and his medical experiences. He will also discuss the reasons why we are experiencing a heroin/opioid epidemic and possible solutions.
Q & A to follow.
About the author: Doctor Steven Kassels has had the privilege of treating patients from all walks of life during his years of practice in both Emergency Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He believes that everyone deserves compassion and access to medical care regardless of the nature of the illness. He wrote Addiction on Trial to both entertain and educate, and to depict the struggles of addiction for an audience of avid readers who may expand their understanding of addiction on the basis of evidence. Doctor Kassels lives in Downeast Maine and Massachusetts with his wife, Ali; and enjoys spending time with their four children and life partners; and four delightful grandchildren. Dedicated to his work in Addiction Medicine, he is also passionate about tennis, backcountry skiing, biking, music, and the Boston Red Sox.
Dr. Kassels will be donating his author proceeds to the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 5:30pm
45 South Main St
Dr. Kassels was a guest on The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen on October 14. It was an important and enlightening discussion - and we urge you to attend his author event.