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Sharon Sabb-Oce, the director of nursing at River Oaks Treatment Center in Florida, wrote a byline in Minority Nurse commenting on the subject of mental health in the Black community. The pandemic has produced such uncertainty in many areas and the constant stress brought on by this global event has undoubtedly affected many people throughout […]
Kirstin Walker, creator of Sober Brown Girls, and Joy Sutton, AAC’s director of corporate communications and were featured in a joint interview on addiction and recovery among Black women stemming from their conversation during February’s episode of AAC’s Facebook Live show Addiction Talk. In 2020, Walker created the platform Sober Brown Girls in an effort […]
AAC’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Lawrence Weinstein, was interviewed by Insider in a piece about apps that may help assist people in recovery from alcohol use disorder or would like to minimize their drinking. First and foremost, as Dr. Weinstein emphasizes, a recovery app cannot take the place of professional treatment, especially if someone has […]
AAC’s Facebook Live show “Addiction Talk” was featured in People Magazine covering the March 24th interview with Ben Higgins, season 20 star of ABC’s The Bachelor. In the episode, Higgins opened up about his previous addiction to prescription pain medication, which began in his teens after suffering a knee injury that ended his hopes for […]
Tim Stein, AAC’s VP of human capital, was interviewed by Inc. regarding the action employers should take if one of their employees were addicted to drugs. Addiction can affect anyone, so the chances of having an employee struggling with the disease is certainly a possibility. Sometimes, in an effort to maintain employment and perhaps prevent […]