Timothy Brennan, MD, talks about the personal rewards of treating patients with OUD. In the video, Dr. Brennan makes a compelling case for treating this population of patients, which is uniquely stigmatized and woefully under-served.
A pediatrician, Dr. Brennan is a PCSS clinical expert and Director of the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospitals.
Click the PCSS image below for the link to their homepage and for more evidenced based resources and information about addiction. PCSS is a program funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) created in response to the opioid overdose epidemic to train primary care providers in the evidence-based prevention and treatment of opioid use disorders and treatment of chronic pain.