WeRecover co-founders Stephen Estes and Max Jaffe participated in an educational Opioid Crisis town-hall meeting last night in Cincinnati, Ohio. The event was hosted by Garrett Braukman, Executive Director of Alta Centers. It also featured the principal interventionist from the A&E TV Show “Intervention” Candy Finnigan. Other panelists were Dr. James S. Flowers of Driftwood Recovery, Cincinnati City Council Member Chris Seelbach and Hamilton County Heroin Coalition Co-Founder and Chief of Police of Newtown, Ohio Tom Synan.
- How Big Pharma has affected the current opioid crisis by manipulating doctors and patients to be more accepting of dangerous addicting medicines.
- Solutions provided by progressive local law-enforcement that eschew arrests and punishment for addiction.
- How families and those who are suffering from addiction can get easier access to recovery resources.
The event was live-streamed on Facebook Live, and can be viewed in it’s entirety here.