Loft 107 presents the 2nd Installment of AN EVENING AT THE LOFT, enjoy fantastic food, music and stimulating conversation.
Loft 107 has begun a tradition of readings highlighting the most brilliant minds in addiction therapy.
We are pleased to welcome Christopher Kennedy Lawford, New York Times Bestselling Author of “Symptoms of Withdrawal”, and a vocal advocate for revolutionizing the way addicts are treated by the medical world (and society), as our next esteemed guest.
He will discuss and sign copies of his newly released book “Healing Hepatitis C”, a valuable sourcebook from a Patient and a Doctor on the Epidemic’s Front Lines.
Loft 107, a stunning new upscale sober living facility created by Joe Schrank, is the first of its kind in the City. It is fast becoming a “mecca” and gathering place, where the most passionate and innovative minds in the recovery community can meet and share ideas.
Date: June 2, 2009
About the Author
Christopher Kennedy Lawford
Christopher Kennedy Lawford has worked extensively in politics, government and the non-profit sector, most recently being appointed to the California Public Health Advisory Committee, as well as spending twenty years in film and television business as an actor, lawyer, executive, and producer. As the author of the New York Times bestseller’s “Symptoms of Withdrawal” and “Moments of Clarity”, Mr. Lawford illuminates his extraordinary life and the tragedies he has faced – offering a cohesive message of survival, hope, and inspiration. In his most rewarding role to date, Mr. Lawford is an advocate, for critical mental health issues facing our society today. His passion and commitment to the issues of substance abuse, hepatitis C and mental health has reinvigorated the debate around these vital national concerns. Mr. 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.
Healing Hepatitis C:
Ten thousand Americans die every year from hepatitis C, a virus that can now be cured, and half of the 4+ million affected Americans are thought to be unaware they have the disease. Having hepatitis C can be a transformative, extremely tough experience, especially without the right information. Healing Hepatitis C remedies that by combining the personal story of Christopher Kennedy Lawford’s treatment, which resulted in his being cured of this deadly disease, with the medical expertise of Dr. Diana Sylvestre, who has devoted her career to treating hepatitis C patients. Taking the form of a conversation between them, the authors confront the stigma and misinformation that swirl around this silent epidemic while offering hope, humor and medical expertise to help patients, their friends and family navigate the numerous challenges of hepatitis C testing and treatments. Most of all, they walk the reader through the process of facing diagnosis and treatment head-on, demonstrating that it is possible to win this battle – without surrendering your life to it.
About LOFT 107
At Loft 107, we promote the well-being of those in recovery from alcohol, drugs and other related behaviors by providing a safe, structured, independent sober living environment. Loft 107 has been created to surround you with both a feeling and an environment of safety. While residing in a structured environment, house members are encouraged to build essential skills for reintegration into society and productive living. www.CoreCompanyNYC.com