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If You Love Me, A Mother's Journey Through Her Daughter's Opioid Addiction, by Maureen Cavanagh. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
If You Love Me, A Mother's Journey Through Her Daughter's Opioid Addiction, by Maureen Cavanagh. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Maureen Cavanagh is perhaps best known in the Massachusetts recovery community for starting the nonprofit Magnolia New Beginnings, which helps families dealing with addiction.

And in her new book, Cavanagh tells the story of her daughter Katie's addiction, something she says she initially denied was happening.

Maureen Cavanagh will be in conversation with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and author Sam Quinones on Wednesday night at the Old South Church in Boston

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Maureen Cavanagh, founder and president of Magnolia New Beginnings, which tweets @magnolia01945. Her new book is "If You Love Me: A Mother's Journey Through Her Daughter's Opioid Addiction."

This segment aired on September 26, 2018.

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