A Granddaughter's Tribute

June 6, 2018

I love superheroes. Captain America. Superman. Wonder Woman. The bravery and strength--not the costumes--call to me. They always have.

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Emergency Medicine and Addiction: A Critical Intervention Point

May 22, 2018

It is easy to get lost in the dizzying data of our nation’s overdose epidemic: 63,600 drug overdose deaths in 2016, a number larger than the entire population of Terre Haute, Indiana.

We are...

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Let's Lift Each Other Up

April 3, 2018


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OP ED: We mobilized against flu, cancer and heart attacks. Where's the urgency on opioids?

January 4, 2018
NOTE: This article was originally published on USAToday.com
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OpEd: Want to Help Address the Opioid Crisis? Start with Your Medicine Cabinet.

November 9, 2017


Since the Administration declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency in late October, the media has been saturated with stories about the crisis, which has been ravaging communities...
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Don’t Call My Dad The “A” Word

September 8, 2017
Language matters for people seeking help in the battle against addiction
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Four Police Programs Changing How We Address Addiction

May 18, 2017



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Blog Post: A Letter to Webster's Dictionary

February 27, 2017
At a meeting recently I was describing my work with amazing families across the country who have been impacted by addiction, when the man next to me commented that I had used bad grammar in that...
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The Boy in the Back Seat

October 5, 2016
There is a lot of backlash and discussion over a recent photo posted by the East Liverpool, Ohio Police Department of a couple allegedly high on heroin in their car, unconscious, with a small boy...
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OpEd: Legislation brings hope to those shattered by addiction

June 13, 2016

The Hill - June 13, 2016

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