Alcohol Addiction: The Latest Science and New Medical Treatments
October 16, 2017
Hosted by Dr. Brad Krevor with Dr. William DeJong, Kathie Durbin, Major Mark Willingham, Scott Wexler, Charles Curie
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Host Brad Krevor and co-host Charles Curie will be joined by Dr. Hal Urschel, author and Addictions Psychiatrist to discuss his book "Healing the Addicted Brain." They will be considering the latest science regarding the impact alcohol overuse has on the brain and the latest effective medical treatments for alcohol dependence.
Alcohol Across America – A Project of the RRForum
Monday at 1 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel
Alcohol Across America, hosted by Dr. Brad Krevor, examines trends and issues on the impact of beverage alcohol on economy, health, safety, and American culture. Each week, AAA focuses on one issue.
Alcohol and community: Kathie Durbin, Montgomery County Liquor Control explores how communities balance a vibrant hospitality industry with public health and safety. Maj. Mark Willingham, Alcohol Solutions, explores how alcohol liability litigation impacts over-service and over-consumption.
College drinking: William DeJong, Boston University, explores trends in student alcohol use and abuse with leading colleges and universities.
The changing alcohol industry: Scott Wexler, The Empire State Restaurant and Tavern Association, explores how the alcohol marketplace is changing and how the industry itself might be part of the solution.
Alcohol and health: Charles Curie, former Administrator of SAMHSA, explores innovations in understanding alcohol and health.
Dr. Brad Krevor with Dr. William DeJong, Kathie Durbin, Major Mark Willingham, Scott Wexler, Charles Curie
Brad S. Krevor, Ph.D. is President of the Responsible Retailing Forum Inc., RRForum, a 501(C) 3 non-profit foundation whose dual objectives are to identify and promulgate Best Practices for Responsible Retailing, and engage public and private stakeholders in examinations of RR policy. Dr. Krevor has been the Principal Investigator for National Institutes of Health Small Business Innovation Research awards to translate RRForum research findings into sustainable Responsible Retailing systems for cities, states and trade associations, and a US Dept. of Justice Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws research project to examine non-punitive strategies to improve age-verification. From 1990-2009, he served as a Senior Research Associate at the Heller Graduate School, Brandeis University. From 1989 to 1998, he was the Executive Director of the Tobacco Control Resource Center in Boston, a leading national tobacco control advocacy group.