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Addressing addiction from all angles
Jonathan Avery, MD, and Joseph Avery, JD, MA
Substance use seldom occurs in isolation. A family discusses this difficult truth about opioid use disorder, and they share their journey to find help for their son.
Thought opioid use disorder was a working-class affliction, an epidemic in the U.S. heartland only? Two Wall Street veterans share their battles with addiction.
Are close relationships one of your confounding life problems? Do you suspect that substance use is driving much of the difficulty? Benjamin Heldfond points the way forward.
Why don't doctors like working with patients with SUDs? Here are 5 reasons why—and what can be done about it.
Substance use and addiction stigma impact many American workers, but a few key steps can save lives, careers, and businesses.
When it comes to the opioid epidemic and rehabilitation, an old model of inpatient substance use rehab might just be the new cure we’ve been waiting for.
Are you listening to your patients? Failure to connect and empathize with individuals with substance use disorders may drive them away from care.
How do we solve the problem of addiction? We have to start with stigma.
Jonathan Avery, MD, is the Director of Addiction Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Joseph Avery, JD, MA, is a psychologist and attorney.