White House Rep To Speak At SMART Conference

Posted on September 13, 2011

Peter Gaumond
Chief of the White House Recovery Branch,
Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

BaltimoreSMART Recovery® (SMART) is pleased to announce that Peter Gaumond, Chief, Recovery Branch, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) will be a guest speaker at the SMART Annual Conference, October 7-9, 2011.

The Recovery Branch of the ONDCP was established in 2010 and Peter is its first Chief. In this role, Peter is responsible for reviewing laws, regulations and policies in the context of the new recovery agenda. Quote: “The culture of recovery used to mean AA recovery. Now, it’s more diverse. And all the energy is coming from the recovery community itself.”

Peter recently participated in the National Conference on Addiction Disorders in September of this year, as moderator of a panel discussion on “Alternatives to the 12-Step Treatment.”

Registration for the SMART Annual Conference is open through September 16, 2011.
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