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    Alcohol and drug addiction services. Serving Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Inpatient and outpatient programs available.
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Alan L. Gordon, MD

Alan L. Gordon, MD

Alan L. Gordon, MD

Alan Gordon, MD, chief of the Alcohol and Drug Treatment Partial Hospital and Outpatient Detoxification Program at Butler Hospital received his MD degree from the University of Witwatersrand and completed his Residency at Brown University in Providence.

Phone: 401-455-6200


Butler Hospital Foundation raises $80,000 to support Zero Suicide Initiative

Butler Hospital Foundation raised more than $80,000 through sponsorships, ticket sales, and silent auction at A Masterpiece of Hope, hosted at the historic Providence Art Club on May 16, 2018. The gathering generated awareness for Butler Hospital’s services and research, and raised funds to support the launch of its Zero Suicide Initiative. Approximately 130 community members and Butler and Care New England clinicians, researchers, and staff were in attendance to honor Michael N. Matone as Corporation Member of the Year and Paul M. Cote with the Lila M. Sapinsley Community Service Award. The event was co-chaired by John Sinnott and Kelly Doern. Details

Partners HealthCare and Care New England Sign Definitive Agreement

Partners HealthCare and Care New England Health System today announced the signing of a definitive agreement formalizing Partners’ planned acquisition of Care New England (CNE). The affiliation will help ensure that high-quality, affordable care remains available through the CNE institutions for the people of Rhode Island. Details

Butler Launches Landmark Trial for Alzheimer's Prevention

The Memory and Aging Program (MAP) at Butler Hospital has enrolled one of the initial participants in an international Alzheimer’s disease (AD) prevention study. The study is investigating whether an oral medication, known as CNP520, can slow the build-up of amyloid plaques in the brain and delay cognitive decline in individuals at risk for the disease. Amyloid build-up is one of the major causes of AD and can begin up to two decades before the onset of the clinical symptoms. Details

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Recent Health and Wellness Blog Posts

Dig Deep: Are You Busy, Bored or Balanced?

Finding the right balance of busy and bored—or downtime—can be difficult. Just as Goldilocks did not like her porridge too hot, or too cold, we can apply this same logic to many aspects of life, this dig deep tip can help you find your balance.

Panic Attack vs. Anxiety

Coping With Anxiety or a Panic Attack

Life seems to be full of things that can trigger stress these days. Learn if you are have anxiety or a panic attack and when seek professional care.

Butler Hospital -Women's Recovery

Empowering Women in Recovery

Recovery is possible. But for women, recovery means so much more than just getting sober. Learn about two programs dedicated to women's recovery needs.

What Gives You Peace of Mind?

What Gives You Peace of Mind?

As a proud sponsor of the third annual PeaceLove Studios mental wellness event, “Peace of Mind Storytellers,” Butler Hospital used the peace of mind theme to ask staff and members of the Facebook community what brought them peace of mind.