Maria G. Guevara, Pharm.D.

Director, Clinical Affairs Education and Training, Millennium Health

“It’s important to start the conversation early. There are numerous resources available to help educate parents on the issues and equip them to discuss substance abuse with their children.”

Javier Francisco Vilasuso, M.D.

Member, American Board of Anesthesiology

“As a society, it is crucial that friends and family of opioid dependent pain patients maintain an open line of communication and seek the help of a trained pain medicine physician to optimally manage their pain.”

Ranndy Kellogg

President and CEO, Omron Healthcare

“Treatment of opioid addiction must be a national health priority, and we also must prevent further opioid misuse and further addiction.”

Deni Carlse, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer, Recovery Centers of America

“Legislation in health care has deemed its treatment one of 10 essential benefits that must be covered by health insurance providers.”