4th Annual Policy & Prevention Summit

Connecting The Dots:

Addiction, Chronic Disease, and Population Health

A Global Lens on Addiction

October 19th 2018

8:30 – 11:30 am at the Villa Borghese
70 Widmer RD, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

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RSVP REQUIRED with the representative from your county:
We welcome prevention and treatment providers, recovery coaches and advocates, public health practitioners, health care professionals, community coalitions, policymakers, and concerned citizens to come be part of the solution.


  • 8:30 – 9 am   Registration & Breakfast
  • 9 – 9:15 am   Opening Remarks (Elaine Trumpetto, Executive Director, CAPE)
  • 9:15 – 10:15 am   Plenary Panel 1: Addiction as a Driver of Chronic Disease
  • 10:15 – 11:15 am   Plenary Panel 2: Addiction as a Chronic Disease
  • 11:15 – 11:30 am   Closing Remarks & Next Steps (Elaine Trumpetto)

Panel Facilitators:

Eve Waltermaurer, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, Benjamin Center for Public Policy Initiatives, SUNY New Paltz

Jessica Z. Segal, Esq.
Stenger, Roberts, Davis & Diamond, LLP and a CAPE Organization Board Member

Panelists including:

Beverly Canin
Patient Advocate, Cancer and Aging Research Group

Dora Giselle Maradiaga
NCD Policy and Advocacy Officer, NCD Alliance

Kelly Ramsey, MD/MPH/MA/FACP
Medical Director of Substance Use Disorders, HRHCare

Theresa Knorr, CADAC
Director of Recovery Education & Training, Friends of Recovery NY

Stacey Carpenter
VP of Consumer Affairs, Recovery, & Resiliency, Optum Behavioral Health

Miguel Montiel
Corona Self-Help Center/Drogadictos Anónimos

contact info@capedc.org with any questions

Resources & Links:

Additional MHRCoP Members:
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Ulster County Prevention Council
Catholic Charities of Orange/Sullivan/Ulster
Rockland Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence, Inc.
Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Council of Orange County
Student Assistance Services (Westchester)
Prevention Council of Putnam
Participating & allied organizations:
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NCD Alliance
Friends of Recovery – New York
Drogadictos Anónimos (en Espanol)
Breast Cancer Action
IOGT International
Facing Addiction with NCADD
Additional resources: