Dr. Fred Muench

Dr. Fred Muench

Fred Muench is the President of Center on Addiction, a national nonprofit that supports families struggling with their son or daughter’s substance use. He is a clinical psychologist with extensive knowledge and understanding of substance use disorders, as well as a leader in leveraging digital platforms to help ensure that families who are dealing with substance use disorders have better outcomes. Previously, Fred served as the primary clinical and operational development lead on the Partnership for Drug-Free Kid’s toll-free Helpline (855-DRUGFREE) and most recently was the lead on developing Northwell Health’s beta Digital Alcohol Reduction Coaching Platform. He is the Principal Investigator on research studies using technology to combat addiction and impulsivity, through current and previous grants from National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).