Connections in Recovery has a collaborative relationship with UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Dr. Fong is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. He is the director of the UCLA Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, which provides high-level training in addiction psychiatry; the co-director of the UCLA Gambling Studies Program, and the director of the UCLA Addiction Medicine Clinic, a teaching clinic that specializes in the treatment of all disorders of addiction.

CiR formed a collaborative relationship with the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences to create scientifically based products and services that are focused on the industry of recovery from substance use disorders. This partnership also seeks to advance treatment advocacy for the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders.

We are working together on a number of projects, including:

• Creating a sober companion certification program

• Creating a database reviewing substance use disorder treatment facilities

• Creating informational products for family members of individuals with substance use disorders on how to navigate treatment systems

• Hosting annual educational conferences for family members of substance misuse disorders and the medical community

To find out how we can help you or a loved one, or if you’re a professional looking to refer a client who can benefit from our services, please give us a call or send us a message.


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