Author: Jeevan A. Robinson - MNI Media | Date: 15 February 2019
Drug and alcohol addiction are ongoing problems in many places around the world today. So much so that the internationally renown outlet The Lancet reported that alcohol is the number one cause of death for individuals between the ages of 15 - 49 globally. Almost daily, we see stories about opioid deaths and the ravages addiction causes on every aspect of our daily lives.
MNI Media features an interview with renowned addiction expert Dr. Bankole Johnson.
Dr Johnson has dedicated his life to finding solutions to alcohol and opioid addiction. He recently received recognition from the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) for his work and dedication to finding solutions for addiction.
Both in his capacity as a leading academic at two universities where he has been teaching and conducting research on cures and in his capacity as Chairman of the Board of Adial Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing medicines to treat addiction, Dr. Johnson is using his expertise to bring sound and effective treatments to the addiction problem.
Listen below as Dr Johnson speaks with Marketing, News & Information Media about the issues to do with addiction and how a solution is being worked on to assist this cause: