Driving Community Solutions for the Opioid Crisis
- Understand recent developments in the opioid crisis and its impact on the local community
- Prepare discussion points to share with the community
- Explore ways treatment professionals of all types can better work together to ensure a recovery-oriented system of care
Dr. Izraelson joined Ashley in May 2015 as the Director of Outpatient Services. Dr. Izraelson brings years of clinical and managerial experience in the outpatient addiction setting. She previously managed State Care Coordination, Maryland Recovery Net, and Women and Children programs for Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Anne Arundel County, as the Director of Recovery Care Services for HealthCare Access Maryland. Through her professional roles over the past ten years, Dr. Izraelson has strengthened her knowledge of professional procedures, research, and understanding of a myriad of evidence-based substance abuse treatment methods. From her experience in rural Maryland to working in Baltimore City, Dr. Izraelson has been dedicated to providing high-quality public health prevention and intervention services to at-risk populations.
Dr. Kristi Dively
Retreat Premier Addiction Treatment Centers
Dr. Dively did her undergraduate work at West Chester University of Pennsylvania and attended medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Memorial Hospital in York, PA and worked in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona and Lancaster, PA for 5 years. She then worked in a non-clinical position for 4 years doing Medicare compliance reviews before getting back into patient care and working in Addiction Medicine. She is board-certified in OB/GYN and a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Marc Fishman, MD
Dr Fishman is an addiction psychiatrist and a member of the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He leads Maryland Treatment Centers, a regional provider of addiction and co-occurring treatment for adolescents and adults. His academic work has focused on dual disorders treatment and opioid addiction in youth. He was a co-editor of the most recent edition of the ASAM Criteria for the Treatment of Substance-Related Disorders (PPC). He is a past President of the Maryland Society of Addiction Medicine.