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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.
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.
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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