Episode 64 – The Art of the (Drug) Deal – Addiction in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care
Step into the fast-paced world of emergency medicine with Dr. Casey Grover’s podcast, Addiction in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. Dr. Grover is CCODP’s co-founder and Chair of the Division of Emergency Medicine at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.
Every 6 minutes, an American loses their life to a drug overdose. Every 5 minutes, another succumbs to excessive alcohol use. It’s a crisis that affects us all, and it’s happening right now. He leads listeners through the current landscape of addiction in emergency care. He also talks about substance use disorder treatment.
In the Emergency Department (ED), lives hang in the balance every day. As many as 64% of adult patients face issues related to substance use. These are real people seeking help, often in their darkest hours.
Addiction in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care isn’t just a podcast; it’s a call to action. Dr. Grover brings his wealth of knowledge and experience to the forefront, providing practical insights and evidence-based approaches to help us do better in treating substance use in acute care settings. His mission is undeniably clear: we need to learn more, understand better, and make a real difference in the lives of those who need our help.
With each episode, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities in addressing addiction within the emergency setting. This podcast is essential listening for anyone interested in healthcare, addiction, or simply making the world a safer place.
Tune in and join Dr. Casey Grover on a journey toward a more compassionate and effective approach to substance use disorders in our society.