Geoff Kane, MD, MPH

Geoff Kane, MD, MPH

Chief of Addiction Services at the Brattleboro Retreat

Geoffrey P. Kane, MD, MPH, is Chief of Addiction Services at the Brattleboro Retreat. Dr. Kane is a graduate of Boston College and Yale School of Medicine and trained at Montefiore Medical Center. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine and is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He is author of the book Inner-City Alcoholism and editor and principal writer of Addiction Medicine Updates, a blog on ncadd.org, the website of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. For more than 40 years, Geoff has focused on helping people understand and cope with addiction.

Robin Rieske, MS

Robin Rieske, MS

Certified Prevention Consultant

Robin Rieske, MS, CPP has worked as a Certified Prevention Consultant for the State of Vermont for the past 26 years. She has a background in adolescent treatment and adventure based programming. Robin provides training, education, consultation and community organizing services to schools, coalitions, law enforcement, and other sectors of the community on topics of substance use/abuse prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery in Vermont. She teaches Prevention Ethics and Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training and is committed to the advocating for the voice of prevention.

 

Cassandra Holloway

Cassandra Holloway

Coalition Director at Brattleboro Area Prevention Coalition

Cassandra has been with BAPC since 2012. She started as a program coordinator and became director two years later. She has over fifteen years of non-profit experience and a Masters in Managing Mission-Driven Organizations from Marlboro Graduate School. She has lived and worked in the Brattleboro area for over 20 years. She loves anything related to performing arts, new experiences, and connecting people to resources (especially when they are other people).

Jedidiah Popp

Jedidiah Popp

Adult Mental Health and Addiction Services Program

Jedediah is a case manger at HCRS for adult outpatient in Brattleboro. He is in long term recovery and lives with heroin addiction.

Jedediah has been connect with the Windham County Turning Point for over 5 years and is currently an active board member and recovery coach.

Jedediah is an avid advocate for people in recovery, and speaks frequently in the community.

Brian Condon, AAP

Brian Condon, AAP

Counselor at Habit Opco

Brian has been helping people with addiction since early 2013. A person in personal recovery, he began as a volunteer at the Turning Point of Windham County, later to become a Recovery Coach, and then hired as Volunteer Coordinator. Brian was then hired by the Vermont Recovery Network and worked on the federal and state grant funded Pathways to Recovery Project as a Pathway Guide for 2 years, before becoming the Project Manager for his remaining 1.5 years. Brian began working as an addiction professional when he became a Clinician/Counselor at Habit Opco in April 2016. Brian continues to be involved with Turning Point as a trainer and is active in the recovery and treatment community, including serving on the steering committees for the Community Opioid Response (COR), Rx Abuse Prevention (RAP), and the Brattleboro Area Prevention Coalition.

Reggie Martell

Reggie Martell

Driver of the Winnebeggo

Reggie Martell is a multi-media content creator & copywriter and educational technologist.

Reggie is a local professional in recovery, working with COR on outreach initiatives.

Susan Avery

Susan Avery, daughter mother, grandmother; native Vermonter, lover of life, and experiential learner.  Addiction awareness community activist, Member, Consumer Advisory Council The Brattleboro Retreat, Facilitator, Nar-Anon Family Groups.
Favorite quote:  “It is not what you leave behind, it is what you did.”