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What Does Recovery Look Like for both Mental Illness and Substance Use, October 15, 2020


Moderators: Keren Gonen, Nicole Willner, Geoffrey Green, Tiffany Megna


Daniel McQuade, Artist, sculptor, photographer, advocate for mental health awareness.

Discussion: Daniel shares his recovery process, and his upcoming sculpture project, Under the Skin - A Raw Look at Mental Illness.

Katie Calvacca, Recovery Supports Coordinator, The Center for Prevention & Counseling,

Discussion: Katie shares her personal story and experiences in discussing recovery from addiction.

Mark Sasvary, LCSW, CBHS IPA, Chief Clinical Officer. Mr. Sasvary received his Master’s Degree in Social Work from SUNY Albany in 2007
and is currently working on a Ph.D. in Social Welfare from SUNY Albany. His dissertation research is focused on evidence-based treatment in community mental health and he has advanced training in evidence-based clinical treatment from the Albert Ellis Institute, the Beck Institute, the Institute for Disaster Mental Health, the International OCD Foundation, and the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Sasvary worked at HVMH for almost 10 years where he worked as a clinician, Director of Quality Assurance, Director of Clinical Services, and Interim President.

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