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Read the April Ask the Expert Questions and Answers

(5/16/2013)

Read the April Ask the Expert Questions and Answers

Dr. Evans answered questions submitted by Recovery Month viewers on the April Road to Recovery Program: Building Public Awareness and Community Support: Strategies for Prevention, Treatment and Recovery in Behavioral Health (http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Multimedia/Road-to-Recovery-Television-Series.aspx).  Viewers submitted questions on the effects of opioids on the brain, on recovery from substance use, about the services that make up a continuum of care, about prevention with young children, and other timely subjects.

Arthur C. Evans Jr, Ph.D. is the Commissioner of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), a $1 billion healthcare agency.  In this capacity, he is leading a major initiative to transform how behavioral health care and intellectual disability services are delivered in the city.  Since Dr. Evans’ appointment in November 2004, Philadelphia has begun a transformation of its system to one that focuses on recovery for adults, resilience for children and self-determination for all people with intellectual disabilities.

Dr. Evans is a clinical and community psychologist.  He holds a faculty appointment at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.  He has also held faculty appointments at the Yale University School of Medicine and Quinnipiac University.  Dr. Evans has extensive experience in transforming systems of care while serving in several national leadership roles.

Read the April Ask the Expert Questions and Answers here: http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Resources-Catalog/2013/Ask-the-Expert/April-Ask-the-Expert.aspx


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