Richmond Addiction Services presents Moments of Clarity

turning point.JPGFriday, October 8
12 - 1:30 pm
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Richmond, BC
Tickets: $60 per ticket

Guest speaker: Christopher Kennedy Lawford - actor/motivator/author

Born into political and movie royalty in 1955, Christopher Kennedy Lawford has successfully navigated these two worlds as an actor, author, and advocate for addiction treatment and recovery. Before his successes Lawford battled drug and alcohol addiction for much of his young life. Now sober for more than 23 years, he shares his personal story with others in hopes of making a difference.

As the author of the New York Times bestseller Symptoms of Withdrawal: A Memoir of Snapshots and Redemption, Lawford illuminates his extraordinary
life and the tragedies he has faced - offering a cohesive message of survival, hope, and inspiration.

Lawford's second book, Moments of Clarity, was released in January 2009, and quickly hit the New York Times best sellers list. In May of 2009 Harper Collins released his third book Healing Hepatitis C.

Lawford holds a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University, a Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School and a Masters Certification in Clinical Psychology from Harvard Medical School where he gained an academic appointment as a Lecturer on Psychiatry.

Lawford has worked extensively in politics, government and the non-profit sector as well as spending twenty years in the film and television business as an actor, lawyer, executive, and producer. He currently holds positions as a Public Advocacy Consultant for Caron Treatment Centers and a National Spokesperson for a Hepatitis C public awareness campaign. He spends his time writing, acting and speaking around the world on health issues.

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