Today we address the use of Naltrexone as a treatment option for addiction and examine the Government’s response to the Opioid Crisis. Experts include Harvard professors, Dr. John Kelly and Dr. Bertha Madras, Beautiful Boy author/public speaker, David Sheff and addiction counselor Shelly Sprague. We want to thank our guests and special thanks to all of you listeners who explored The History of Opium with us. Produced by Michelle Poe and the staff of drdrew.com.
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Professors Dr. John Kelly, Dr. Anna Lembke and Dr. Bertha Madras plus best-selling author of Beautiful Boy, David Sheff join @drdrew this week as we focus on steps that could be taken to address the opiod epidemic more effectively. Some of these methods are tried and true and others take a more novel approach.
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Suboxone: Miracle or Menace? This week’s installment tackles medication assisted therapy, and specifically the use of Suboxone to treat the disease of addiction. There are arguments both for and against this controversial treatment method. Addiction treatment expert Bob Forrest, Dr. Anna Lembke and Dr. John Kelly weigh in on the topic.
This week’s installment explores the physicians’ role in the current opioids crisis and explains why mixing opioids and benzodiazepines is such a lethal combination. Our superstar panel of experts includes Dr. Bertha Madras (Harvard University), Dreamland author, Sam Quinones, Dr. Anna Lembke (Stanford University), addiction specialist, Shelley Sprague, and Beautiful Boy author, David Sheff.