N E W S R E L E A S E
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 2, 2017
Addiction Medicine Seminar
“Understanding Addiction: Breaking the Stigma”
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, October 2, 2017 – Dr. Joshua Zamer, medical director of the Addiction Medicine Program at Saratoga Community Health Center, will break down preconceived notions and stigmas surrounding addiction at the “Understanding Addiction: Breaking the Stigma” seminar on October 12th from 6 to 7:30 PM at Saratoga Hospital.
The addiction medicine program includes medical, behavioral health, and social work professionals who specialize in treating addiction – all under one roof at Saratoga Community Health Center. The seminar will provide insight to the health center’s comprehensive approach to helping patients and families cope with opioid, alcohol, and benzodiazepine addiction.
The seminar is free and open to the community, but seating is limited. Registration is requested. Register by calling 518-580-2450 or by visiting http://saratogahospital.org/classes.
About Saratoga Hospital: Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region’s leading healthcare provider and the only acute-care facility in Saratoga County. With a medical staff of more than 450 providers, the hospital offers care in a broad range of medical specialties at more than 20 locations including its Wilton campus and the Saratoga Medical Park at Malta. The Saratoga Hospital Medical Group ensures easy access to services that can have the greatest impact on both individual and community health. In keeping with its emphasis on quality, Saratoga Hospital was the first in the Capital Region to earn Magnet designation for nursing excellence. On Jan. 1, 2017, Saratoga Hospital finalized its affiliation with Albany Medical Center, joining Columbia Memorial Health in creating a regionally integrated, locally governed healthcare system. For more information: www.saratogahospital.org or www.facebook.com/SaratogaHospital.
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