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Ep. 278 – Adapting Peer Recovery for a Pandemic

2020-05-01T16:37:02-04:00April 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. 275 – Drug Czar Unpacks Our National Opioid Epidemic Strategy

2020-03-05T12:49:03-04:00March 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. 96 – Expanded Medicaid Coverage and Government Funding: Andrew Joseph, STAT

2019-01-10T16:39:09-04:00May 18th, 2017|Harm Reduction, Legal/Legislation, Legislation, Podcasts, Recovery|

Greg interviews Andrew Joseph, a journalist at The Boston Globe affiliated STAT. STAT focuses on finding and telling compelling stories about health, medicine, and scientific discovery. As a general assignment reporter, Andrew has covered a multitude of topics ranging from crime to health policy – including the recent repeal of the ACA and [...]

Ep. 87 – Increased Border Screening to Keep America Fentanyl Free: Senator Sherrod Brown

2019-01-10T16:33:44-04:00April 13th, 2017|Legal/Legislation, Legislation, Podcasts, Prevention|

Greg interviews Senator Sherrod Brown, the senior United States Senator for Ohio. Prior to his election to office in 2007, Senator Brown served as a United States Representative for Ohio’s 13th Congressional District. He also has prior experience as the Ohio Secretary of State, teaching in Ohio’s public schools and working on his [...]