Dr. Moss-King To Present On Effects Of Opioid Use On Pregnant Women

Dr. Davina Moss-King, owner of Positive Direction and Associates, will present a training seminar titled, “Opioid Use Disorder & Pregnancy: Integrating Services,” on August 13, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., at Five Star Bank 395 Westfall Rd. in Rochester.

Dr. Davina Moss-King is the founder and president of Positive Direction and Associates, Inc., a Buffalo-based consulting company that focuses on the holistic health of women who are in the process of recovery from opioid use disorder and infants exposed to opioids.The cost to attend is $25. To register, please call (716) 961- 3434 or email Davina.Moss- King@pdawny.com

PDA WNY ( Positive Direction Association of Wester NY Provides

  • Opioid Dependence  / Use Advisement
  • Counseling Opioid Use Disorder (private practice)
  • OB/GYN Consulting for patients using opioid substances
  • Pediatrician Consulting for infants born exposed to substances
  • Consultation for pregnant women using substances 
  • Family Planning
  • Professional  Development

Dr. Moss-King is the president and owner of Positive Direction and Associates, Inc. and has 25 + years of experience counseling individuals with substance use disorders. She graduated from the State university of New York at Buffalo with a Ph.D. in Counselor Education in 2005.   As a New York State Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and a National Credentialed Counselor Dr. Moss-King has worked in the Western New York area in all areas of substance abuse treatment.  Dr. Moss-King’s primary focus for research is women’s / children’s health along with creating coping mechanisms and lifestyle changes for women using substance that are harmful. Dr. Moss-King has recently published a 1 hour course sponsored by the World Continuing Education Alliance of the United Kingdom (2016).  Dr. Moss-King has published the book Unresolved Grief and Loss Issues Related to Heroin Recovery (2009) along with a Continuing Education course regarding women using opioids during pregnancy. She has also published a chapter in the text book Substance Abuse and Treatment (2013). Dr. Moss-King is a member of the American Psychological Association and The National Neonatal Therapist Association.