Strategies for Combating Opioid Addiction Part II

In writing a few days ago I began to address the opioid crisis as seen by an insurance company nurse. This nurse had a few suggestions as to how to fight this crisis. I admit readily that there is a crisis in America over usage of opioids. What I do not like is the heavy-handedness of the insurance companies as they try to control my clients with drug formularies.

PTSD

Fire fighters, security personnel and policemen all are quite susceptible to PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Their jobs place them within harm’s way every day. Many of these great people do not handle PTSD well.

Huge Salaries-Little Results

I sadly watched the Atlanta Braves implode after a great season of baseball. Ever since I was a kid I was a fan of the New York Yankees. Twenty-seven World Series appearances. A truly dominating team “in the old days.” I also followed their implosion to the Huston Astros again in the playoffs.