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Sheila Hamilton is an author, advocate and radio host. Her book, All the Things We Never Knew, Chasing the Chaos of Mental Illness is an Amazon bestseller. She is a five-time Emmy award winning journalist and hosts the podcast Beyond Well, a program for people interested in learning more about our interior lives, emotional health and self-care. Co-hosts are Dr. Jim Polo and Dr. Jenna LeJeune

 

Aug 16, 2021

The opioid crisis represents one of the greatest national public health emergencies of our time, ravaging communities throughout this country for decades. And unlike COVID, there is no vaccine on the way; there will never be a “silver bullet” for this intricate problem. But SafeRx has developed a solution to a previously unaddressed dimension of the crisis that is responsible for thousands of fatal prescription overdoses every year…the combination of opioids with alcohol. The opioid crisis is fueled by alcohol. 

We talk with Neurologist Dr. Michael Presti about a breakthrough medicine designed to prevent the overdose epidemic.