In this second part in their series on the opioid crisis, Drs. McGovern and Mullally talk with psychiatrist Dr. Cynthia Hunt who is responsible for the Catholic Medical Association’s Substance Abuse Task Force. She discusses clinical aspects of substance abuse disorder, the mental and spiritual effects of addiction, and how treatment can give hope.
In this first of a two-part series, Drs. McGovern and Mullally trace the history of the Opioid Crisis including what is an opioid drug, information about addiction, available data on current opioid use, and factors that have contributed to the way opioid drugs are being abused today.
Infectious Disease and Public Health Specialist Dr. Paul Carson discusses the history of vaccines, how they have changed the health and life expectancy of people around the world, and why people have a moral obligation to vaccinate themselves and their children.