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The Realities of Decriminalization - Is it a Double-Edged Sword?

Michael Brown
Michael Brown
Director for Counter Narcotics Technology


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In this episode, we are joined by Scott Silverman.  Scott was once a substance abuser near suicide. He has since turned his life around to become a crisis coach and family navigator, helping at risk individuals also turn their lives around. He is currently the CEO/Founder of Confidential Recovery and Author of The Opioid Epidemic

He is also the founder of Second Chance, a nonprofit human services agency that assists economically disadvantaged individuals and families, transforming their lives to become self-sufficient and contributing members of society.

This episode covers:

  • Scott's story with substance abuse
  • How and why he wrote the book: The Opioid Epidemic
  • How decriminalization can have unforeseen ramifications
  • How the U.S. opioid epidemic has changed since he published his book
Get Scott's book here: https://www.amazon.com/Opioid-Epidemic-What-Destroy-Family/dp/1736745603 



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