Patrick has been involved in the Massachusetts recovery community for over 17 years. Most recently, Patrick has served as Vice President of Business Development for a national behavioral healthcare organization. In this role, Patrick played an integral part in growing the organization from a small program to a national provider of addiction treatment. In previous roles, Patrick was the Program Coordinator for MOAR (Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery), a non-profit recovery advocacy organization. While Patrick was at MOAR, he was hand selected by Governor Charlie Baker to participate in the “State Without Stigma” billboard and radio campaign. He was also nominated in 2014 for “Advocate of the Year” award by Young People in Recovery, a national organization.
Patrick was most recently presented with the “Consider it Done” award in 2018, for going over and beyond to always help someone in need with accessing treatment. He speaks publicly in many settings including public policy events and panels on the topic of addiction and treatment. He also speaks in many schools around New England on the dangers of addiction in a presentation called “No First Time”. Patrick believes strongly in the gifts of recovery and helping others on the path to achieve sobriety. He resides in Dedham, MA, with his wife and two children.