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The Fix Hosts David Sheff

Fix readers and staff gathered with addiction experts and advocates for a memorable event with author David Sheff in Newport Beach.

  • Last Thursday, The Fix hosted Beautiful Boy and Clean author David Sheff at the Lido Theatre in Newport Beach, for a talk by Sheff, a conversation with Recovery Media LLC Chairman Paul McCulley and a book-signing.

    All photos courtesy Owen Osborne.

  • Hundreds of Fix readers, people in recovery and addiction treatment-industry professionals arrived at the Lido Theater in Newport Beach.

  • The event also included a showing of a new theatrical trailer for the forthcoming Greg Williams documentary The Anonymous People.

  • At an earlier VIP event, Fix Editor-in-Chief Will Godfrey interviewed Sheff for a feature story published today.

    Photo: Jake Roberts

  • Sheff chatted with and signed copies of Clean for Dr. Carlos X. Montano; his father, Dr. Carlos Montano; and Terry Montano, the elder Montano's wife.

  • Sheff with Dr. Dan Headrick, medical director for Mission Pacific Coast Recovery.

  • On right, Dr. Michael Brant-Zawadski, director of Hoag Neurosciences Institute, with Paul McCulley and Christy Ward, director of development for the Hoag Hospital Foundation.

  • Will Godfrey with Dr. Headrick.

  • Sheff with Natural High Executive Director Michelle Ahearne and President Mike Ryan.

  • Fix Rehab Review Editor Hunter Slaton and Will Godfrey speaking with Morningside Recovery Director of Marketing Kevin Granich and his colleague Tom.

  • Jodi Barber (left) and Christine Brandt, co-producers of the overdose documentary Overtaken.

  • Karen Moyer, of the Moyer Foundation, which seeks to help children in distress.

  • Dr. Adi Jaffe, executive director of the Beverly Hills outpatient rehab Alternatives, and a professor at UCLA's Integrated Substance Abuse Program.

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By Hunter R. Slaton 05/13/13

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