Discover Recovery with Gaiser and BC3

The Ellen O’Brien Gaiser Center is proud to partner with Butler County Community College to host a crucial community conversation about addiction and recovery issues.

The public is invited to attend Discover Recovery: A Community Dialogue on Addiction Treatment from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7 at BC3 Founders Hall.

Certified addiction medicine specialist and Gaiser Medical Director Dr. C. Thomas Brophy will address the latest scientific findings and treatments in the field of addiction and a guest speaker will share his personal recovery story.

A panel discussion and question and answer period will be presented by:

  • Dr. Brian White, Superintendent, Butler Area School District
  • Joseph DeMore, Warden, Butler County Prison
  • Patricia Pritchard, Director of Community Employment Development, BC3
  • Alyssa Vorel/Cassandra Hoak, Trauma Informed Care, the Gaiser Center
  • Crystal Irwin, Center of Excellence for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment, the Gaiser Center
  • Jennifer Passarelli, Deputy Warden of Security/Treatment, Butler County Prison

Continental breakfast will be provided, and the first 30 registrants will receive a free T-shirt. To register or get information on vendor opportunities, go to


Discover Recovery with Gaiser and BC3



The Ellen O’Brien Gaiser Center, a nonprofit organization, is a licensed PA addiction treatment center.
The Gaiser Center has been helping those struggling with addiction find recovery since 1971.

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