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Medications can play an important role in helping people recover from addiction. And sometimes, those medications can be the very drug they’re trying to quit. We talk about medication-assisted treatment -- from methadone and buprenorphine to heroin and hydromorphone. Guests: Dr. Mark Tyndall, Director of the British Columbia Center for Disease Control in Canada and TEDMED 2017 speaker; Paul Cherashore with the Philadelphia Overdose Prevention Initiative; and Dr. Barbara Broers, Director of the Dependency Unit at the University of Geneva, and Vice President of the Swiss Federal Commission for Drug-Related Affairs and of the Swiss Society for for Addiction Medicine. | insicknessandinhealthpodcast.com | glow.fm/insicknessandinhealth | #Opioid #Opiate #OpioidCrisis #OpioidEpidemic #MentalHealth #MentalIllness #Suicide #Depression #Trauma #ACEs #Abuse #Addiction #DrugAddiction #SubstanceAbuse #OpioidAbuse #Overdose #NAS #Heroin #Fentanyl #Oxycontin #Oxycodone #Percocet #Vicodin #HarmReduction #Methadone #Buprenorphine #Suboxone #Subutex #MAT #OST #HIV #HCV #HepC #NeedleExchange #SyringeExchange #SIFs #SupervisedConsumption #SupervisedInjection #Enable #Diversion #LEAD #Reentry #Faith #Religion #12step #AA #NA #Abstinence #BlackLivesMatter #BLM #Equity #Disparities #HealthDisparities #MedHum #MedHumChat #NarrativeMedicine #HealthHumanities #SocialMedicine #SocialJustice #SDoH

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