About Greg McNeil

Greg is the Founder and President of Cover2 Resources. He lost his son Sam to an overdose in October 2015. Since then, Greg has worked passionately to educate at-risk populations about alternatives to prescription opiates. Greg has over 32 years of experience in the IT industry. He is also the Founder and CEO of 216digital, Inc., a web design, development, and marketing firm that specializes in e-commerce.

Ep. 283 – Obscure Treatment Could be The Final Fix for Addiction

2020-07-13T10:36:41-05:00July 10th, 2020|Education, Podcasts, Recovery, Recovery Stories, Treatment/Programs, Videos|

Obscure Treatment Could be The Final Fix for Addiction     For the last few months, I’ve been covering COVID-19’s impact on the opioid crisis. With overdoses up 42% in May alone, it’s projected 75,000 additional lives will be lost to alcohol and drug overdose because of the pandemic. One resource [...]

Ep. 282 – The Impact of COVID-19 on the Opioid Crisis

2020-07-02T17:06:07-05:00July 2nd, 2020|Education, Harm Reduction, Legislation, Podcasts, Prevention, Treatment/Programs, Webinars|

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Opioid Crisis Over the last 90 plus days, much has changed in our world. COVID19 has forced many of us to endure unfamiliar hardships and inconveniences. But our most vulnerable populations, such as those struggling with OUD, have been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus. [...]

Ep. 281 – A Safer Supply Saves Lives

2020-07-02T15:22:09-05:00May 28th, 2020|Education, Harm Reduction, Legislation, Podcasts, Prevention, Recovery, Treatment/Programs|

A Safer Supply Saves Lives Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is considered the gold standard for treating opioid use disorder. But it doesn’t work for everyone, and for those unresponsive to MAT, the next use of illicit street drugs could be their last.  This month, Staff Sergeant Conor King introduced us to SaferSupply, [...]

Ep. 279 – Home Test Kits: DFCA’s Innovative Response to a Pandemic

2020-07-02T15:28:17-05:00May 1st, 2020|Community Outreach, Education, Podcasts, Treatment/Programs|

Home Test Kits: DFCA's Innovative Response to a Pandemic In today’s episode of the Cover2, PPT podcast, we continue revisiting some of the People, Places, and Things we’ve profiled in earlier episodes. We’re touching base to see how the Coronavirus has changed the way they’re making a difference in the opioid [...]

Ep. 278 – Adapting Peer Recovery for a Pandemic

2020-05-01T16:37:02-05:00April 20th, 2020|Legal/Legislation, Legislation, Podcasts, Prevention, Recovery, Treatment/Programs|

Adapting Peer Recovery for a Pandemic Three years ago, we profiled AnchorEd, an innovative initiative, developed in Rhode Island. This program enables peer recovery coaches to meet with overdose victims before their release from the hospital. In March, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sent everyone into lockdown. To continue helping people with [...]

Ep. 277 – Rapid Changes to Opioid Treatment Driven by COVID-19

2020-04-21T11:42:01-05:00March 27th, 2020|Education, Harm Reduction, Podcasts, Prevention, Treatment/Programs|

Rapid Changes to Opioid Treatment Driven by COVID-19 Last week a STAT News article titled “Covid-19 will worsen the opioid overdose crisis if we don’t prepare now,” stated that, “Missing from the national discussion on the coronavirus has been another vulnerable group: patients with opioid use disorder. Despite ongoing public health [...]

Ep. 276 – Strike Force Stops Flow of Illicit Opioids

2020-03-12T11:16:00-05:00March 12th, 2020|Criminal Justice, Podcasts, Prevention, Treatment/Programs|

Strike Force Stops Flow of Illicit Opioids In October 2018, the Justice Department's Criminal Division created the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid (ARPO), Strike Force. This team consists of federal agents, prosecutors, and specialists from different government departments. Together, they combine data analytics and law enforcement to spot dangerous prescription patterns and [...]

Ep. 275 – Drug Czar Unpacks Our National Opioid Epidemic Strategy

2020-03-05T12:49:03-05:00March 5th, 2020|Legal/Legislation, Legislation, Podcasts|

Drug Czar Unpacks Our National Opioid Epidemic Strategy In its latest Strategy Report, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) shared its strategy for building a stronger, healthier, drug-free society. To reach this goal, the ONDCP details three tactics for fighting the opioid epidemic. First, continue to prevent new substance [...]

Ep. 274 – Treatment Breakthrough: The ER Addiction Stabilization Unit

2020-03-03T16:47:58-05:00February 25th, 2020|Education, Harm Reduction, Podcasts, Recovery, Recovery Stories, Treatment/Programs|

Treatment Breakthrough: The ER Addiction Stabilization Unit In June 2017, Dr. Belma Andric, Chief Medical Officer of the Health District of Palm Beach County, Florida, joined Greg on the Cover2 podcast. She shared a unique pilot program that started Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for overdose victims right in the emergency room [...]

EP. 273 – The Mastermind Behind the World’s Largest Online Drug Cartel

2020-02-25T13:40:40-05:00February 14th, 2020|Books, Criminal Justice, Education, Harm Reduction, Podcasts, Stories|

The Mastermind Behind the World’s Largest Online Drug Cartel Since 1995, when the FDA approved OxyContin, igniting an opioid crisis, many bad actors have emerged willing to do almost anything to make a buck off the insatiable demand for opioids in our country. But none less known, and more destructive than [...]

Ep. 272 – MOMS Plus: New Program to Lower NAS Rates

2020-02-06T11:42:25-05:00February 6th, 2020|Education, Podcasts, Prevention, Treatment/Programs|

MOMS Plus: New Program to Lower NAS Rates Between 2004 and 2011, opioid abuse and dependence among delivering mothers in Ohio grew by 491%. As a consequence, cases of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), where opioid exposed babies experience acute drug withdrawal following birth, became commonplace. Babies who begin their lives suffering [...]

Ep. 271 – In Pain: When No One Knows How to Taper Pain Pills

2020-02-04T13:06:48-05:00January 31st, 2020|Books, Education, Harm Reduction, Podcasts, Recovery, Recovery Stories, Stories|

In Pain – When No One Knows How to Taper Pain Pills In 1996, pain became the 5th vital sign in medicine, prompting doctors to rely on opioids for pain treatment. As a result, opioid prescriptions spiked over the next 15 years, causing hundreds of thousands of opioid addictions. While many [...]

Ep. 270 – Insys Therapeutic Execs Sentenced: Will Doctors Be Next?

2020-02-05T13:33:01-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Criminal Justice, Harm Reduction, Legal/Legislation, Podcasts|

Insys Therapeutic Execs Sentenced: Will Doctors Be Next? In February of 2019, we interviewed Palm Beach Post reporters Pat Beall and John Pacenti, about the trial of former executives from opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics. They’d been accused of racketeering, bribing doctors to prescribe their high-powered opioid fentanyl spray, Subsys, to patients [...]

Episode 269 – New MLB Drug Testing Policy Could Be a Game Changer

2020-01-16T15:07:57-05:00January 16th, 2020|Harm Reduction, Legal/Legislation, Podcasts, Stories|

New MLB Drug Testing Policy Could Be a Game Changer Last July, Major League Baseball fans were shocked when Tyler Skaggs, a rising star pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels, was found dead in his hotel room. The toxicology report indicated Skaggs had oxycodone, fentanyl and alcohol in his system, causing [...]

Episode 268 – Rudy Giuliani & The Lost Opportunity to Make Them Pay

2020-01-21T11:57:00-05:00January 7th, 2020|Education, Harm Reduction, Legal/Legislation, Podcasts|

Rudy Giuliani & The Lost Opportunity to Make Them Pay In 2006, Purdue Pharma was under fire for falsely advertising the addictiveness of its opioid, OxyContin. Many families believed that handcuffs were the only justifiable punishment, and the Department of Justice (DOJ) seemed to agree.  Yet, somehow Giuliani Partners LLC managed [...]

Ep. 267 – Our Favorite Episode from 2019: FDA Missteps that Helped Fuel Our Nation’s Health Crisis

2020-01-07T12:23:21-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Education, Harm Reduction, Legal/Legislation, Podcasts|

 Our Favorite Episode from 2019: FDA Missteps that Helped Fuel Our Nation’s Health Crisis In 2019 we released 45 new podcasts covering books from best-selling authors such as Dopesick from Beth Macy and American Overdose from Chris McGreal, to important developments such as the MDL and the J&J Oklahoma trial and people making headlines such [...]

Ep. 265 – Drug & Alcohol Prevention Targets At-Risk Personality Types

2019-12-18T17:02:05-05:00December 12th, 2019|Education, Podcasts, Prevention, Treatment/Programs|

Drug & Alcohol Prevention Targets At-Risk Personality Types For years now, schools across the U.S. have been striving to implement more effective drug abuse prevention and education programs to protect adolescents from alcohol & drug abuse. However, despite investing millions of dollars into prevention programs such as D.A.R.E and Nancy Reagan’s “just say [...]

Ep. 264 – Beth Macy, & Emily Martinez: Finding Tess

2019-12-04T16:14:47-05:00December 4th, 2019|Education, Podcasts, Stories|

Earlier this year, Greg interviewed bestselling author Beth Macy in a series on her book, Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America. It’s a compelling account of the opioid epidemic in our country and profiles the twenty-plus year history of the opioid crisis as it emerged in the state of Virginia. Recently, [...]

Ep. 263 – Deconstructing the Addicted Mind: Dr. Nicole Labor

2019-12-04T12:13:27-05:00November 26th, 2019|Education, Podcasts, Recovery, Recovery Stories, Stories|

It’s difficult for a non-addicted person to rationalize the addicted mind, and the societal stigmatism around addiction doesn’t make that any easier. How can they keep making these decisions if they know they’re wrong, and why won’t they make choices that lead to recovery? The truth is, an addict isn’t in complete [...]

Ep. 261 – The True Cost of The Opioid Epidemic

2019-12-04T14:49:17-05:00November 18th, 2019|Education, Podcasts|

In August, a closely watched Oklahoma opioid trial concluded. Johnson & Johnson was found guilty of deceptive marketing practices and causing a public nuisance, and the judge subsequently awarded the state $572 Million to cover the first year of abatement. However, the judge later announced he had made a $107 million miscalculation. [...]

Ep. 260 – ResultsOhio: Funding Programs That Get Results

2019-12-04T12:05:05-05:00November 4th, 2019|Podcasts, Treatment/Programs|

You wouldn’t pay for something without knowing what you were getting, but all too often, our tax dollars are spent on programs without accountability for results. With the new ResultsOhio initiative, led by state Treasurer Robert Sprague, Ohio is looking for data-backed solutions to guide its funding decisions for social and public [...]

Ep. 259 – Unpacking The Settlement in The Ohio Bellwether MDL Case in Cleveland

2019-12-04T12:02:42-05:00October 24th, 2019|Legal/Legislation, Podcasts|

On October 21st, just as a landmark opioid trial was about to begin, a $260 million settlement was reached.  The deal negotiated between three major opioid distributors, one opioid manufacturer, and Cuyahoga and Summit Country Ohio, resulted in a combination of cash payouts, and donations of addiction treatments.  The first of its [...]

Ep. 255 – David Siegel & The Opioid Pandemic- Part 2

2019-11-20T10:22:48-05:00September 19th, 2019|Podcasts|

Last time on the Cover2 Podcast, David Siegel, the CEO of Westgate Resorts, shared how the opioid epidemic changed his family forever when it took the life of his daughter Victoria. With a new purpose, David decided to tackle the pandemic head-on, meeting with several of our nation’s leaders responsible for solving [...]

Ep. 254 – David Siegel & The Opioid Pandemic- Part 1

2019-11-20T10:27:24-05:00September 17th, 2019|Podcasts|

Since we began this podcast series three and a half years ago, we’ve met some amazing people doing incredible work, each making a difference in the opioid epidemic in their own way. Today’s guest is no exception. What sets him apart is the scope of his latest initiative and his sense of [...]

Ep. 252 – Introducing a Community of First Responders (Everyone Has a Role!)

2019-11-20T10:38:44-05:00August 30th, 2019|Podcasts|

First Responders have 6 minutes to make it to an overdose victim and begin administering life-saving Narcan. Sadly, that’s not always possible. The Community of First Responders Initiative is about making Narcan available in public spaces and linking Narcan Carriers with overdose victims while they wait for emergency responders to arrive. Each [...]

Ep. 250 – The FDA Missteps that Fueled Our Nation’s Health Crisis

2020-01-02T15:48:59-05:00August 6th, 2019|Education, Harm Reduction, Legal/Legislation, Podcasts|

Today’s guest, Dr. Andrew Kolodny, is an authority on the opioid epidemic.  As a Senior Scientist and, Co-Director of Opioid Policy Research at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Dr. Kolodny has a deep-rooted interest in public health. He began his career working for the New York City Department of [...]

Ep. 249 – The First Agency to Sound the Alarm

2019-11-20T10:52:16-05:00July 19th, 2019|Podcasts|

The First Agency to Sound The Alarm While many people in power ignored the mounting evidence of the Opioid Crisis, one leader refused to turn a blind eye. In 2009, fresh from seven years as NYC’s health commissioner, Dr. Tom Frieden, president, and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives was appointed a director [...]

Ep. 248 -Taking Recovery to The Streets

2019-11-20T11:03:08-05:00July 11th, 2019|Podcasts|

About 21 million Americans struggle with addiction every day, yet only ten percent receive treatment. While that percentage is shockingly low, the reality is that traditional methods of aid are inaccessible for many people, even if addicts are ready for treatment. Fortunately, many organizations recognize this issue and are creating paths to [...]

Ep. 247 – The Corrupting Influence of Purdue: WHO knew?

2019-06-28T17:04:48-05:00June 28th, 2019|Podcasts|

As negative press continued to build for Purdue Pharma and the opioid crisis grew, their U.S. market shares began to shrink. Prescriptions for OxyContin fell more than 40% since 2010, equating to billions in lost revenue. The company’s owners, the Sackler Family, started pursuing a new strategy; go global through their international [...]

Ep. 246 – Lost Lives Lead to New Prevention Programs

2019-06-19T12:13:00-05:00June 18th, 2019|Podcasts|

In June of 2016, we sat down with Dr. Tom Gilson, the nationally known medical examiner from Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Hoping it might inform and help others, Dr. Gilson reviewed Sam McNeil’s report from the medical examiner of Palm Beach County.   Today, we revisit that discussion and uncover how some communities, [...]

Episode 245: Modern-day FDA, What’s New is Still Old

2019-06-06T10:17:02-05:00June 6th, 2019|Podcasts|

In our three-part series with American Overdose author, Chris McGreal, we took an in-depth look at some of the policies and practices of the FDA that helped lead to our nation’s worst health crisis in history. During the series, I spoke with the former chair of the FDA advisory committee, who’s role [...]

Ep. 241 – Behind the Scenes of “Heroin’s Grip” a New Documentary, with Director Conrad Weaver

2019-05-16T14:40:42-05:00May 10th, 2019|Podcasts|

Many people that view addiction from the outside don’t understand the struggle addicts go through and can’t appreciate how addiction impacts their families. To educate people from that perspective, the new documentary, Heroin’s Grip, features the families of Frederick County Maryland, whose lives were transformed by addiction and the opioid epidemic. Joining [...]

Ep. 236 – Preparing Future Physicians: How Dr. Elizabeth Gundersen readies her students for future ethical challenges

2019-04-12T15:15:27-05:00April 10th, 2019|Podcasts|

Pharmaceutical companies spend billions annually on influencing physicians and other pharmaceutical providers, to write more prescriptions for their products. For most companies, the majority of their marketing budget is dedicated to direct contact with doctors, offering token gifts and free lunches, in tandem with information on their products. Many aspiring medical practitioners [...]

Ep. 235 – “American Relapse:” A Behind the Scenes Look with Director/Executive Producer of Chilling New Documentary

2019-04-12T15:12:08-05:00April 1st, 2019|Podcasts|

Each year, thousands of people from across the country go to Florida seeking treatment for drug addiction. Some find help and recover, but the vast majority relapse and continue to struggle with the disease, even after going through treatment many times. This population is vulnerable to insurance fraud through cooked treatment centers [...]

Ep. 231 – “60 Minutes” Whistleblower Shares What Happened When Congress Sided with Industry Over an Agency

2019-03-11T17:13:49-05:00March 8th, 2019|Podcasts|

When a key member of the government’s legal team went to work for the pharmaceutical industry, the job of diversion control enforcement changed dramatically. In this episode, Mr. Joseph Rannazzisi, who for over a decade, was the front man in the government’s battle against the opioid epidemic, shares a first-hand account of [...]

Ep. 229 – Diversion Out of Control: “60 Minutes” Whistleblower, Joe Rannazzisi Talks About What Went Wrong

2019-03-11T17:10:24-05:00February 21st, 2019|Podcasts|

On December 19th, 2018, the Energy and Commerce Committee released a long awaited report titled “Red Flags and Warning Signs Ignored: Opioid Distribution and Enforcement Concerns in West Virginia”. The purpose of the report was to investigate allegations of “opioid dumping” in West Virginia. Today, we begin a 4-part series with Joseph [...]

Ep. 228 – Pharmaceutical Company Exposed in Boston: A Conversation with Palm Beach Post Reporters Part 2

2019-02-15T19:49:07-05:00February 15th, 2019|Podcasts|

We frame today’s podcast with Palm Beach Post reporters, John Pacenti and Pat Beall with a clip from the Insys Therapeutics rap video on the virtues of persuading doctors to prescribe higher doses of the company’s liquid opioid, Subsys. This week jurors in the Insys racketeering case in Boston heard the following [...]

Ep. 227 – Landmark Racketeering Case Against Insys Therapeutics Brings Up A Familiar Story

2019-02-15T14:35:06-05:00February 12th, 2019|Podcasts|

Back in January, the pharmaceutical trial of Insys Therapeutics and company founder, John Kapoor faced charges of racketeering. Allegedly, he and six former sales directors operated a scheme which paid bribes to physicians to prescribe the fentanyl spray SUBSYS, a high-powered opioid pain medication. Between 2012-2016, approximately 908 people overdosed and died [...]

Ep. 226 – Turning Tragedy into a Triumph: The Roanoke Valley Hope Initiative Story

2019-02-15T14:29:08-05:00February 5th, 2019|Podcasts|

As Beth Macy’s book “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America” unfolds, we meet many families, community leaders and healthcare providers that were directly impacted by the opioid epidemic in Virginia. As the crisis emerged, families didn’t know where to turn for help. On today’s podcast, Janine Underwood shares [...]

Ep. 225 – Improbable Players Change the Conversation on Addiction Using Performance and Discussion

2019-02-15T14:22:06-05:00January 25th, 2019|Podcasts|

Improbable Players is a collection of touring theater troupes with a powerful message. Forming in Boston, the organization formed in 1984 and is a form of evidence-based prevention education. They use workshops and performances to address and educate the audience on addiction, opioids and alcoholism. The workshops give students the tools to [...]

Ep. 223 – Dopesick: Humanitarian Sister Beth Davies Inspires a Community to Take on a Giant – Part 4

2019-01-11T15:28:03-05:00January 9th, 2019|Podcasts|

In part four of our five-part “Dopesick” series, we have an extensive conversation with Sister Beth Davies. With the help of Dr. Art Van Zee, the two established a community coalition which laid the groundwork to file the first lawsuit against Purdue Pharma. A Staten Island native, Sister Beth is a member [...]

Ep. 222 – Dopesick: Bestselling Author Beth Macy Shares a New Approach to Recovery in Appalachia– Part 3

2019-01-11T15:26:44-05:00January 3rd, 2019|Podcasts|

This is part three of our “Dopesick” podcast series. In parts one and two, we sat down with New York Times writer and bestselling author Beth Macy and discussed what made Appalachia so vulnerable to the opioid crisis. We touched on Purdue Pharma’s marketing efforts and the impact they had on OxyContin [...]

Ep. 221 – Dopesick: Bestselling Author Beth Macy’s Story of The Drug Company that Addicted America – Part 2

2019-01-11T15:52:34-05:00December 29th, 2018|Podcasts|

In part one of our Dopesick podcast, we discussed the effects that the opioid epidemic had on Appalachia and why the region was so vulnerable. In part two, we will discuss Purdue Pharma’s OxyContin marketing efforts and the enormous impact it had on the region. In 1996, Purdue Pharma more than doubled the [...]

Ep. 220 – Dopesick: Bestselling Author Beth Macy’s Story of The Drug Company that Addicted America – Part 1

2019-06-21T14:53:00-05:00December 20th, 2018|Podcasts|

“Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America” is a look into the opioid crisis as it emerged in, bestselling author Beth Macy’s hometown of Roanoke Virginia. It’s an account that profiles the twenty plus year history of the epidemic and the story of how Appalachia was ravaged by this [...]

Ep. 218 – Pharmaceutical Company Adopts “Glengarry Glen Ross“ Sales Culture of Purdue Pharma

2019-01-11T15:20:05-05:00December 6th, 2018|Podcasts|

The author of Dreamland, Sam Quinones, stated in a blog post “The Purdue Pharma company instructional materials pushed salespeople to ‘expand the physician’s definition of the appropriate patient’ to which opioids might be prescribed, and to develop a ‘specific plan for systematically moving physicians to the next level of prescribing.’” Over the [...]

Ep. 217 – Removing Legal Barriers to Recovery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

2019-01-11T15:19:34-05:00November 29th, 2018|Podcasts|

In criminal cases, legal assistance is a right. However, there is no right to counsel in civil matters, and most low-income Americans are forced to go it alone without legal representation. It’s estimated that 71% of low-income households experienced at least one civil legal problem in the last year, including problems with health [...]

Ep. 216 – ALTO, Lily’s Place and AnchorED Programs Highlight Supports in Opioid Bill H.R.6 – Part 2

2020-01-27T14:44:21-05:00November 21st, 2018|Podcasts|

On October 24, 2018, President Trump signed The Support for Patients and Communities Act or H.R.6. into law. This podcast is the second part of our series on this historic piece of legislation. H.R.6 includes support for three successful programs we have featured on earlier podcasts in our series. On today’s show, [...]

Ep. 215 – Everything You Need to Know About Ohio Issue 1

2019-01-11T15:16:02-05:00November 5th, 2018|Podcasts|

On Tuesday, November 6th Ohio voters will decide Ohio Issue 1, a ballot initiative that would reduce drug possession offenses to misdemeanors, so they’re no longer classified as felonies with harsher penalties. By most accounts, proponents and opponents are locked in a dead heat on this important issue, so we have decided [...]

Ep. 214 – Powerful PSA Aims to Stop Community from Living in Denial (Ohio) About Opioid Addiction

2019-01-11T15:14:54-05:00October 31st, 2018|Podcasts|

Ohio continues to have one of the largest death rates due to overdoses in all the US. Just last year, Franklin County had a 47% increase due to opioid abuse. This caused community leaders to come together and form the Ohio Opioid Education Alliance. Their research uncovered some shocking results.  It concluded that [...]

Ep. 210 – What You Don’t Know About the Opioid Multidistrict Litigation in Cleveland, Ohio

2019-01-11T15:08:16-05:00October 12th, 2018|Podcasts|

There have now been over 1,300 opioid lawsuits filed by states, cities, countries, Native American tribes and labor unions throughout our country. The New York Times said resolving these lawsuits could be the most daunting legal challenge our nation has faced. Last December all the opioid cases filed in federal court across [...]

Ep. 209 – Can Mathematical Modeling Reduce the Death Toll from the Opioid Epidemic?

2019-01-11T15:06:54-05:00October 3rd, 2018|Podcasts|

Stanford University researchers developed a mathematical model that could help public health officials and policymakers decrease the effects of the opioid epidemic, which took the lives of roughly 49,000 Americans in 2017. The model includes data about addictions, prescriptions and overdoses in the United States which can be used for “what if” [...]

Ep. 208 – There’s Help Finding Reputable Treatment Resources

2020-01-28T14:30:58-05:00September 28th, 2018|Podcasts|

Treatment for addiction and rehabilitation is currently a $35 billion dollar industry and continues to climb. There are many honest and reputable organizations out there, but some are unfortunately often seeking personal gain from individuals who are in crisis. They exploit those seeking treatment with addiction treatment scams and those suffering from [...]

Ep. 204 – Highlights from the “Opioids: A Crisis Still Facing Our Entire Community” Conference Pt. 2

2018-09-14T13:54:16-05:00September 14th, 2018|Podcasts|

In late 2013, many of Northeast Ohio’s leading institutions joined forces to formulate a Community Action Plan, a document to serve as a master plan for communities as they move forward in their fight against the opioid epidemic. The Action Plan was divided into four categories which eventually morphed into four subcommittees: [...]

Ep. 203 – Highlights from the “Opioids: A Crisis Still Facing Our Entire Community” Conference Pt. 1

2018-09-11T15:42:32-05:00September 11th, 2018|Podcasts|

In late 2013, many of Northeast Ohio’s leading institutions joined forces to formulate a Community Action Plan, a document to serve as a master plan for communities as they move forward in their fight against the opioid epidemic. The Action Plan was divided into four categories which eventually morphed into four subcommittees: [...]

Ep. 202 – Drug Safe Hudson: Discreet, Confidential Help

2019-01-11T14:57:02-05:00August 28th, 2018|Podcasts|

A common misconception among drug and alcohol addiction is that abusers typically live in poor or lower-middle-class neighborhoods. Part of the reason is that people tend to associate drug and alcohol addiction with financial stress, lack of treatment resources and insufficient education on substance abuse. However, recent studies have shown this is [...]

Ep. 201 – Getting Treatment Guidelines in Sync with Insurance Coverage

2019-01-11T14:56:43-05:00August 24th, 2018|Podcasts|

One of the major contributing factors to the opioid epidemic has been linked to the over-prescribing of opioids for pain relief. Treatment methods, such as chiropractic care, have been offered in many states as an alternative to prescribing opioids. Chiropractors practicing in Ohio participated in a recent survey regarding coverage from Ohio’s [...]