Cracking the Code of Addiction and Mental Health

Cracking the Code of Addiction and Mental Health

The opioid abuse and addiction crisis is the most recent manifestation of the challenges our society faces in dealing with the deeply intertwined issues of addiction and mental health. On this panel, speakers explore how policy changes and advances in neuroscience and technology could ease the personal and economic tolls exacted by these problems in the U.S. and on a global scale.

Moderator:
Lynn Goldman, Michael and Lori Milken Dean, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University

Speakers:
Thomas Insel, Team Lead, Verily Life Sciences; Former Director, NIMH
Gary Mendell, Founder and CEO, Shatterproof

Richard Pops, Chairman and CEO, Alkermes, Inc.
Garen Staglin, Founder and Chairman, One Mind
Nora Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

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