The Experts

These individuals volunteer their time to further our understanding of Substance Use Disorder.

Experts and Medical Advisors

Dana Anderson – Executive Director, Valo

Laura Morris – Community Partnership Development Manager, Better Life Partners

Jonathan Sahrbeck, Esq. – Innovative Legal Solutions

Matt Bellace, PhD – Neuropsychologist, author of “Natural High” & “Life is Disappointing”

David Kispert, MD – Specialist in Addiction Services

Jonathan C. Fellers, MD – Addiction Psychiatry 

Alane O’Connor, DNP – Specializing in Addiction Medicine

John Ratey, MD – Assoc. Clinical Prof. of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Paul W. Howes, PhD – Clinical Psychologist

Scott Gagnon, MPP, PS-C – Certified Prevention Specialist

Jeffrey Aalberg, MD, MS – Family Physician & Medical Director DayOne

Jill Frame, LCSW, LADC

Debra Poulin – Maine Health

Valerie Compagna – Maine Health

Katie Harris – Maine Health

Amy Mayhew, MD, MPH – Maine Health Child and Adolescent Psychology

Carolyn Cornish – Maine Health

Anne Hassell – Physical Therapist

Carolyn Delaney – Founder & Publisher Journey Magazine

Eric Girard – Founder & Executive Director of The Family Restored
Brittany Reichmann – Maine Association of Recovery Residences
Chris Packhem – Director of Decision Support, Tufts Medical
Justin Reid – Recovery Friendly Workplace Business Advisor, Portland Recovery Community Center
Gordon Smith – Director of Opioid Response, State of Maine
Michael Sauschuck – Commissioner of Public Safety, State of Maine
Mary Record – Health Teacher, Scarborough High School
Christy Zavasnik – Career Pathways Coordinator, Scarborough High School
David Evans – Senior Counsel Cannabis Industry Victims’ Educating Litigators (CIVEL)
Laura Stack – Founder and CEO Johnny’s Ambassadors Youth Marijuana Prevention
Elizabeth Stuyt, MD – Addiction Psychiatrist

Ken Finn, MD – Pain Management Physician

Kevin Kayne, Blaze Partners