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Aaron Brown has worked in the community mental health field for over a decade in a variety of roles such as group home manager, case manager, applied behavior analyst, outpatient therapist, and clinical supervisor. Aaron's research interests include addictions, opioid dependence, medication-assisted treatments, psychosocial interventions, evidenced-based interpersonal practice, and mindfulness. Aaron is proud to be a social worker, because social work is a profession that stands up for and empowers the oppressed and denigrated. Aaron believes that as long as disparities exist in our world, social work will have a voice.


  • B.A. in Psychology from Lee University 2007
  • M.S. in Social Work from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2010

Research Interests

  • Addictions
  • Opioid dependence
  • Medication-assisted treatments
  • Psychosocial interventions
  • Scalable interventions
  • Evidenced-based interpersonal practice
  • Mindfulness


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