Prevention and Support for Substance Use Struggles
This is a NEBGH Members only event. If you are interested in attending and not a member, please contact Diane Engel.
Stress and burnout continue to take their toll on employees and families during the pandemic, and misuse of alcohol and drugs is on the rise.
How can we help mitigate these risks, especially when many employees are at home or in a dramatically changed workplace environment?
What support can we offer for family members struggling with substance use issues?
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Addiction and the Last Two Years
Yusuf Sherwani, MD
Alternatives to Post-Op Painkillers: What Employers Can Do
Sandra Kuhn, LCSW
Jawad N. Saleh, PharmD, BCPS
Christendoza Le, PharmD
Can promoting non-opioid pain management prevent substance misuse? Learn what role employers can play in advancing non-opioid therapies – why surgeons and PCPs need better education about them – and how health plans need to step up.
Innovative Health Tech for Addiction Prevention and Treatment
Dr. Mark Cunningham-Hill
Suzette Glasner, PhD
Raymond Hwang, MD
Audrey Kern, MD
Apps, digital tools and alternative treatments offer new approaches to preventing addiction and supporting recovery 24/7. Hear about innovative new solutions including ways of managing musculoskeletal pain without medication!