- Describe at least three conflicts of interests that medical professionals engaged in that led to the Opioid Epidemic
- List at least three different types of insurance reform that has been suggested by health care experts regarding addiction treatment
- Identify three major criticisms of the current addiction treatment industry
Date: October 11, 2017
Frank L. Greenagel II, MPAP, MSW, LCSW, LCADC, ICADC, CASAC, ACSW, CJC, CCS
Rutgers School of Social Work, Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies
New Jersey Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
This webinar retraces the history of opiate use from opium to prescription drugs and track the long history of heroin use. It delves into how Big Pharma, doctors, insurance companies, marketers, the FDA, government policies, and consumers each hold some responsibility for the current epidemic, and what they can do to reverse this devastating trend. Every group comes out poorly here. But solutions that have been undertaken in a variety of states are offered at the conclusion.