Professional Staff

George Nowak, MD

George Nowak, MD is the medical director for Addiction Recovery Services. Dr. Nowak created Addiction Recovery Services to provide comprehensive and innovative treatment for individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders.

Dr. Nowak also has a private practice in affiliation with Chestnut Hill Associates in Portsmouth and Dover, NH. Previously, Dr.Nowak was employed at Portsmouth Regional Hospital and was director of the dual diagnosis unit. Dr.Nowak has over 25 years experience working in the field of addiction medicine and psychiatry.

Dr. Nowak completed his psychiatry residency at Yale University. He is board certified in both Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry and is the only physician on the seacoast with these creditentials.

John Iudice, LICSW, MLADC

John Iudice is the Program Director at Addiction Recovery Services. John has worked for the last 12 years with adults and adolescents with substance use and mental health issues in a variety of settings including inpatient detox programs, residential programs, outpatient, intensive outpatient and medication assisted treatment facilities. He has in depth knowledge of the behavioral healthcare system and various treatment options and settings available to people.

John is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Hampshire Master of Social Work (MSW) program. He developed and instructed a course entitled Treatment of Addiction for the UNH Substance Use Disorder Graduate Certificate Program. He has also taught an advanced counseling course and Assessment of Addiction course for UNH.

John has a particular interest in decreasing stigma of substance use disorders and improving access to various treatment options for all those impacted.