1 in 7 in U.S. Will Face Addiction – Michael King Interview – Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs & Health.


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1 in 7 in U.S. Will Face Addiction – Michael King Interview – Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs & Health.

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Episode 8 Feature Interview

This week’s interview is with Michael King- National Outreach Director at Facing Addiction

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“I envision a day where all of us can tell our stories of recovery free of judgment and stigma. I see no better way than for 100,000 of us to join together and in unison show that this disease is preventable, treatable and that we can and do get better.” –Michael King

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Key Topics of Discussion

  • Can you give us a brief background of the work and your role with Facing Addiction?
  • How has Facing Addiction played a role in the release of the Surgeon General Report?
  • How is this a historical event in American history?
  • How is Facing Addiction uniting to face America’s health crisis?
  • What are some parts of your organizations specific and achievable action plan that will help turn the tide against addiction? Address shame & save lives?
  • How can people get involved?

“The Surgeon General report emphasizes work in these areas: prevention, treatment, recovery, the neurobiology of addiction and access to health systems. With your help, we’ll not only fulfill the mission of his report, we’ll fully constitute our specific and achievable action plan. It’s time to turn the tide against addiction. Erase the Shame. Save Lives. End the Crisis.”

Episode Description

  • How we respond to the addiction crisis is a moral test of America
  • Prevention works. Treatment is effective. Recovery is possible for everyone.
  • Early intervention can prevent addiction and save lives.

Facing Addiction encourages you to…Do your part. Help eliminate the health crisis ripping apart 1 in 3 American households –

  • Take Action @ facingaddiction.org
  • Facing Addiction Over Dinner – The dinner table is an important family focal point in your home. Learn how you can address the issue of drugs and alcohol; we make it painless for you.
  • Need Immediate Support? There are services in your community that can help you—right now. Visit the treatment locator service provided by SAMHSA.

More information visit Facing Addiction on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.

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