Engagements

The following is a list of where Sarah has spoken and will be speaking in the near future. She is able to tailor presentations to the needs to each unique audience and can speak to the subjects of high-functioning alcoholics (personal and professional perspectives), dual diagnosis, effective 12-Step Program integration into dual diagnosis treatment, “Stress Busters” and other addiction/mental health-related topics.

If you would like to book Sarah for a speaking engagement please contact her directly for more information at Sarah@Bentonbhc.com.

 3/4/17     Boston, MA  Harvard Medical School Treating the Addictions “Effective 12-Step Integration for Dual Diagnosis Treatment”  Harvard Medical School course information
 7/28/16 Vancouver, Canada  CFRO-FM 100.5 Talk Recovery radio with Guiseppe Ganci and Frances Stone  http://www.coopradio.org/content/recovery-radio
 7/26/16 Hartford, CT Addiction Professional panel series “Building a Recovery-Oriented System of Care”  Addictionpro.com panel speaker bios
 7/3/16     Boston, MA  WATD-FM 95.9 “Common Ground” radio with Jim Hall featuring Sarah and Josh Benton  Common Ground radio archive with show
 3/22/16 Cambridge, MA  Harvard University “Drug and Alcohol Peer Advisor” (DAPAs) training  http://www.harvarddapa.org
 1/29/16   Boston, MA  Yankee Dental Congress “Stress Busters: Exploring Healthy and Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms”  Yankee Dental Congress
10/26/15 Ridgefield, CT Recovery Strength and Hope: Our Communities Healing from Addiction HVCASA, Caron Treatment, Silver Hill Hospital and Unite for Face Addiction
11/11/15  Waverly, PA Marworth Treatment staff training “Understanding and Treating High-Functioning Alcoholics and Dual Diagnosis: Effective Integration of Therapeutic Approaches and the 12-Steps”  www.marworth.org
 9/13/15  Hyannis, MA  Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders, “Understanding and Treating High-Functioning Alcoholics and Dual Diagnosis: Effective Integration of Therapeutic Approaches and the 12-Steps” www.ccsad.com
 5/8/15          NYC, NY Caron Treatment conference Working Successfully with Clients of High Net Worth and Prominence “Understanding and Treating the High-Functioning Alcoholic.”  www.caron.org
 4/17/15  Portland, ME  Maine Medical Professional Health Program (MPHP) conference  http://www.mainemed.com
3/31/15
Cambridge, MA
Harvard University “Drug and Alcohol Peer Advisor” (DAPAs) training http://www.harvarddapa.org
3/12/15
Fairfield University
Fairfield, CT
Fairfield County’s “What’s New with You” Networking Event http://www.mountainside.com
http://www.marworth.org  http://www.crchealth.com
11/8/14
Manchester, VT
New England Professional Group: recovery conference for health care professionals www.idaa.org
9/16/14
Ridgefield, CT
Insight Counseling Open House www.insightcounselingllc.com
4/1/14
Cambridge, MA
Harvard “Drug and Alcohol Peer Advisors” (DAPAs) training http://www.harvarddapa.org
5/13
Del Ray Beach, FL
Caron Ocean Drive Professionals Weekend keynote speaker www.caron.org
4/8/13
Southboro, MA
Mass Dental SocietyHealth and Wellness Committee– keynote speaker http://www.massdental.org/wellbeing.aspx?id=1534
6/19/12
11:30am
Quincy, MA
Boston Provider Liaison Association (PLA) meetingat AdCare Hospital http://www.adcare.com/outpatient/quincy.php
5/3/12
8:30am
Worcester, MA
Massachusetts Nursing Association (MNA) Clinical Nursing Conference – keynote speaker http://www.massnurses.org/news-and-events/events/p/event/7115
4/2/12
Cambridge, MA
Harvard “Drug and Alcohol Peer Advisors”(DAPAs) training http://www.harvarddapa.org
10/23/11
6:00pm ET
Boston, MA
Right Turn Radio interview
WTKK-FM 96.9
“High-Functioning Alcoholic College Students and Students in Recovery”
Listen live/audio on demand: www.rightturnradio.org
10/21/11
9:15am
Belmont, MA
McLean Hospital
Network of Independent Interventionists (NII) training
“Understanding and Treating High-Functioning Alcoholics”
http://www.independentinterventionists.com
10/19/11
1:00pm
Boston, MA
Wentworth Institute of Technologypresentation:
“High-Functioning Students with Alcohol Problems”
Blount Auditorium
www.wit.edu
7/5/11
6:00pm ET
Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public Radio (NPR) interview on “At Issue” with Ben Merens http://www.wpr.org/merens/
6/30/11
8:15am
Nationally
NBC TODAY SHOW
interview with Ann Curry
“High-functioning alcoholic mothers”
Clip available: www.today.com
5/21/11
2:00-4:00pm
North Dartmouth, MA
Baker Books author paperback BOOK SIGNING and brief talk www.bakerbooks.net
5/17/11
11:15am

Southeatern, MA
“The Mid Morning Magazine” with Phil Paleologos
Radio Interview
WBSM AM 1420
www.wbsm.com
4/6/11
Boston, MA
Northeastern University“Chemical Dependence Treatment” class presentation www.northeastern.edu
4/5/11 ongoing Commonwealth Seminars online continuing education classfor mental health professionals using “Understanding the HFA” book http://www.commonwealthseminars.com
3/29/11
Cambridge, MA
Harvard “Drug and Alcohol Peer Advisors”(DAPAs) training http://www.harvarddapa.org
3/12/11
Mt. Auburn Hospital
Cambridge, MA
Training for SMART Recovery group facilitators www.smartrecovery.org
2/15/10
Belmont, MA
“The Pat Lawrence Show” TV interview on Belmont/Lynn MA Cable Access www.mynameisadvocate.com
12/2/10
online nationally
“Insider’s Health Radio”interview with Danika Quinn www.healthradio.net
11/17/10
Boston, MA
Harvard Medical Schoolguest speaker “Patient Doctor” class www.medcatalog.harvard.edu
11/17/10 at 9:45am
Boston, MA
New England Cable News (NECN) news, live TV interview www.necn.com
11/6/10 at 8:15am
Manchester, VT
New England Professional Group (NEPG): 32nd annual meeting: A Lifetime of Recovery idaa.org/meetings/international/
10/24/10
Boston, MA
Radio interview on 96.9 WTKK “Right Turn” radio with Woody Geissmann and Abby Dean www.969bostontalks.com/rightturn.aspx
10/18/10 at 3:00pm
Boston, MA
Wentworth Institute of Technology presentation for the college’s Alcohol Screening Week www.wit.edu
10/5/10 11:30-1:00pm
Hingham, MA
South Shore Coalition of Independent Therapists: members and friends luncheon lecture www.sscit.org/events.html
9/28/10 PAPERBACK BOOK RELEASE!!!“Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic: Breaking the Cycle and Finding Hope”(Rowman and Littlefield publishers) Available now at: www.rowmanlittlefield.com,www.amazon.com, and www.barnesandnoble.com
9/27/10
Boston, MA
Interview on 98.5 WBZ “Boston Sunday Review” radio show radiotime.com/station/s_27533/985_The_Sports_Hub.aspx
9/24/10 at 8:45am
New England
New England Cable Network (NECN) news, live TV interview www.necn.com
9/10/10 at 10:45am
Hyannis, MA
Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders(CCSAD) www.ccsad.com/Program/tabid/106/Default.aspx
8/5/10
Buffalo, NY
Internation Doctors of Alcoholics Anonymous(IDAA): Annual Meeting www.idaa.org/2010/
6/19/10
Lakeville, CT
The Independent School Gender Project (ISGP) conference www.hotchkiss.org/abouthotchkiss/isgp-conference-2010/index.aspx
5/24/10 at 3:00pm ET/12:00PT
Santa Barbara County, CA
Radio interview on KCLA/NPR  “Emotional Fitness” www.kclu.org/guide/
3/31/10
Cambridge, MA
Harvard “Drug and Alcohol Peer Advisor”(DAPA) training www.huhs.harvard.edu
3/26/10
Boston, MA
Harvard Medical School “Publishing Books, Memoirs and Other Creative Non-Fiction” course cme.med.harvard.edu/cmeups/custom/00302363/00292363.htm
3/6/10
Boston, MA
Harvard Medical School “Treating the Addictions”conference www.cha.harvard.edu/academics/cme_documents_07-08/Addictions10.pdf
2/16/10
Watertown, CT
The Taft School:presentation to student body www.taftschool.org/