Beth Marron, M.Ed, LICSW, Parent Child Specialist, Institute for Health and Recovery, shares information and strategies for working with substance-exposed newborns and their parents.
Enid Watson, M.Div, shares her perspective on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Enid is the Director of Screening and Early Intervention at the Institute for Health and Recovery.
Host Jeff Olivet and guest Colleen Labelle discuss how medications like methadone, buprenorphine, naloxone (Narcan), naltrexone (Vivitrol) can help people recover from substance use disorder. Colleen Labelle, MSN, RN-BC, CARN is the Program Director, State Technical Assistance Treatment Expansion Office Based Opioid Treatment with Buprenorphine (STATE OBOT B).
Alex Walley, MD, MSc joins host Jeff Olivet for a wide-ranging conversation about fentanyl, the impact of opioids on the brain, the opioid overdose crisis, and naloxone and other treatment responses. Dr. Walley is the Medical Director, Opioid Overdose Prevention Pilot Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Laurie Markoff, PhD, Director of Trauma Integration Services and the Institute for Health and Recovery, makes distinctions about defining trauma, internal conflicts facing women who are pregnant and have trauma histories, and the role that substance use may play. She discusses how pregnancy, labor, and delivery may lead to post-trauma reactions and then talks about strategies to support women.