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The Back Story

May 17, 2021

We welcome Dr. Jonathan Avery, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, as we explore the stigma associated with substance use and abuse. 

We also cover: (2:32) The opioid crisis and what we've learned from it, (8:10) what motivational interviewing is and why it's effective for those dealing with addiction, (12:38) the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on alcohol consumption, (17:40) what recovery from substance abuse looks like, and (20:46) the role genetics plays in substance abuse.

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