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Category: Addiction

The Opioid Epidemic: A Deep Dive into an American Disaster with Dr. Andrew Herring

We sat down to discuss the opioid epidemic with an expert, Dr. Andrew Herring, Attending Emergency Physician, Associate Director of Research, and Medical Director of Highland Hospital-Alameda Health System’s substance use disorder treatment program. It’s an especially urgent issue, with a recent report sharing a grim reality: last year alone, 93,000 Americans died of an opioid overdose, a 29 percent increase over 2019. Dr. Herring...Read More >

Examining the Root Cause of Behavioral Health Issues

We had the good luck to break up the work day with David Whitesock, Founder of Commonly Well, a brand-new start-up focused on behavioral health. Prior to founding Commonly Well, David was Chief Innovation Officer at Face It TOGETHER, an organization that pairs people working through addiction with coaches in a wellness-focused approach. The two organizations remain tightly linked today. So you’re getting ready to...Read More >