Dennis C. Daley, PhD

by Jasmine Batchelor

June 27, 2019

Senior Clinical Director, Substance Use Services, Behavioral Health Integration Division
UPMC Health Plan

Dennis C. Daley, PhD is Sr. Clinical Director of Substance Use Services in the Behavioral Health Integration Division at the UPMC Insurance Division. He is also a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Daley has been involved in clinical care, research, and teaching about addiction for over 40 years. Dr. Daley previously served for 14 years as Chief of Addiction Medicine Services at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC), and 11 years as the Director and Principal Investigator of the Appalachian Tri-State (ATS) Node of the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network, housed at WPIC. He has been an investigator, consultant and trainer on numerous local and national studies. Dr. Daley also served on the Veteran Administration’s MIRECC Project for over 12 years in consulting and educational capacities related to addition and mental health services for Veterans

He has provided hundreds of presentations and clinical workshops in the US, Canada, Europe, Mexico, Taiwan and Vietnam. Dr. Daley has hundreds of publications including over 15 books for professionals and 40+ recovery guides on addiction, mental illness, co-occurring disorders, or family recovery. He recently published 3 books with Oxford University Press on Recovery From Substance Use Disorders for: practitioners; clients in recovery; and families. Several of his writings have been translated to other languages–Chinese, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish, Vietnamese and Slovakian. Dr Daley has published papers, books and recovery guides on families including a book for children affected by parental addiction. In recent years he has been advocating for the needs of families affected by substance use disorders.

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