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June 16th 2020: Adolescents And Addiction

In this episode we're joined by Dr. Joseph Shrand, Chief Medical Officer of Riverside Community Care, Lecturer of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and creator of Drug Story Theater. Dr. Shrand will be talking with us about adolescent brain development and why the brain is at such a high risk for addiction during this stage. Following Dr. Shrand we're joined by Dr. Alex Elswick who will be discussing the opioid epidemic and how reliance on pain relievers can turn into the disease of addiction.

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Dr. Joseph Shrand

Dr. Joseph Shrand serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Riverside Community Care in Dedham MA, is a Lecturer of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, an adjunct Faculty of Boston Children’s Hospital Founder and is the Creator of Drug Story Theater. He is triple Board certified in adult psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and a diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Among colleagues and staff, he is affectionately called “Doctor Joe,” as he was “Joe” in the original children’s cast of the PBS series ZOOM.
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Dr. Alex Elswick

Dr. Elswick is a tireless advocate for people with substance use disorders. He earned a B.A. in History from Centre College, as well as a Masters and PhD from the University of Kentucky. His knowledge and experience with addiction is multifaceted. His professional experience, non-profit work, and research agenda all focus on long term recovery. But most importantly, he is himself a person in long term recovery from the chronic disease of addiction.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2716/landmark-recovery-radio 10/08/2020 05:00 10/08/2020 06:00 Landmark Recovery Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2716/landmark-recovery-radio In this episode we're joined by Dr. Joseph Shrand, Chief Medical Officer of Riverside Community Care, Lecturer of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and creator of Drug Story Theater. Dr. Shrand will be talking with us about adolescent brain development and why the brain is at such a high risk for addiction during this stage. Following Dr. Shrand we're joined by Dr. Alex Elswick who will be discussing the opioid epidemic and how reliance on pain relievers can turn into the disease of addiction. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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