Reimagining Addiction and Child-Birth
Dr. Adam Newman practiced full scope family medicine in Sioux Lookout and Kingston, Ontario for 20 years before obtaining certification from the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine in 2013. Since then, his practice has been focused on Addiction Medicine and Harm Reduction exclusively, including perinatal addictions and substance use. He is the Most Responsible Physician for opioid dependent infants rooming in with their mothers at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). He is also the founding board chair of the Kingston House of Recovery for Women and Children, and a member of the Substance Treatment and Rehabilitation Team (START), which provides Addiction Medicine consultation and treatment for inpatients at KHSC. He is married to his high school sweetheart, with whom he has two adult children. He has been in recovery from opioid use disorder since 2010.
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