In this episode, Hank and Michael speak with Dr. Joseph D'Orazio.
Board certified in Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology, and Addiction Medicine - he is an expert on the current Opioid Epidemic. We discuss why he thinks the opioid crisis is so prevalent today, possible ways to combat it – and the right ways for physicians to prescribe opioids in the first place. We also talk about the language and proper terminology surrounding substance use disorder. Finally, we discuss what we can all be doing to help.
(Note: this episode was recorded on September 17, 2019)