About Maureen

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Maureen Cavanagh is an educator, recovery coach, public speaker and the author of “If you love me: A Mother’s Journey through Her Daughter’s Opioid Addiction” Published by Macmillan/ Henry J. Holt.

In 2012 she founded the national nonprofit organization, Magnolia New Beginnings and the online peer support groups, Magnolia Addiction Support. She is also President of Magnolia Consulting Services, which is primarily involved with management consulting for small and large nonprofit organizations and parent peer recovery coaching.

Maureen is a CCAR trained recovery coach and family peer recovery coach and trainer, She holds a M.Ed in Education from Salem State College, an MPA in Public Administration from Suffolk University, is a trained mediator and attended Massachusetts School of Law in Andover, MA. Maureen is currently pursuing certification as a drug and alcohol counselor as well as an Arise and BRS certified family-focused interventionist.

Maureen is the mother of four and Mom to many other adult children she has grown to love. She lives in North Reading, Massachusetts with her partner Randy and their fabulous pit bull, Stella Luna.

Maureen is a CCAR trained recovery coach and family peer recovery coach and trainer, She holds a M.Ed in Education from Salem State College, an MPA in Public Administration from Suffolk University, is a trained mediator and attended Massachusetts School of Law in Andover, MA. Maureen is currently pursuing certification as a drug and alcohol counselor at UMass Boston.

Maureen is the mother of four and Mom to many other adult children she has grown to love. She lives in North Reading, Massachusetts with her partner Randy and their fabulous pit bull, Stella Luna.