The Opioid Epidemic and Rise of Substance Abuse

Addiction doesn’t just affect the one addicted, but it affects everyone else as well – especially during the holidays, after a season of so much uncertainty and division. This episode comes at a perfect time.

Scott H. Silverman is a substance abuse expert, crisis coach (and former addict) with over with over 35 years of experience working with individuals and families dealing with addiction. Silverman is the CEO and President of Confidential Recovery and Safe Homes Coalition, and the author of several books including his latest, “The Opioid Epidemic: What You Don’t Know Will Destroy Your Family and your Life.”

Download and listen to the episode here or find wherever you get podcasts.

Key Topics:

  • What can we do about holiday substance abuse
  • The opioid crisis and how it affects our society
  • What’s behind the opioid epidemic
  • Misconceptions of addiction
  • Family dynamics of addiction
  • Substance abuse on the rise in youth

If you or someone you know needs help, please visit http://www.yourcrisiscoach.com or follow Scott H Silverman on social media. He’s  @scottshs on Facebook and @ScottHSilverman on Twitter.  “The Opioid Epidemic: What You Don’t Know Will Destroy Your Family and your Life” by Scott H Silverman, is available on Amazon.

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