Marvin D. Seppala, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

“Heroin is an opioid, just like the prescription pain medications. They all provide pain relief and intoxication.”

Cynthia Reilly

Director, Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Initiative, The Pew Charitable Trusts

“Prescription opioid overdoses kill approximately twice as many people as heroin.”

Abhilash Patel

Co-Founder and President, Recovery Brands

“Addiction isn’t a moral failing, and does not discriminate. It impacts anyone, anywhere.”

Mendi Baron

Founder and CEO, Evolve Treatment Centers

“There is a strong push in treatment for medically-assisted care. The goal is to be able to address acuity faster.”

Saul Levin, M.D., M.P.A.

CEO and Medical Director, American Psychiatric Association

“Don’t allow stigma to keep you from seeking help from a medical professional.”