NEBGH Members only, Webinar

Prevention and Support for Substance Use Struggles

This is a NEBGH Members only event. If you are interested in attending and not a member, please contact Diane Engel.

Stress and burnout continue to take their toll on employees and families during the pandemic, and misuse of alcohol and drugs is on the rise.

How can we help mitigate these risks, especially when many employees are at home or in a dramatically changed workplace environment?

What support can we offer for family members struggling with substance use issues?

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

9:00 am


9:05 am

Addiction and the Last Two Years


Yusuf Sherwani, MD

CEO and Co-Founder
Quit Genius
9:30 am

Alternatives to Post-Op Painkillers: What Employers Can Do


Sandra Kuhn, LCSW

Behavioral Health Consulting Group Leader, Total Health Management


Jawad N. Saleh, PharmD, BCPS

Manager of Clinical Services, Critical Care Coordinator and Affiliate Professor for the Pharmacy Department
Hospital for Special Surgery

Christendoza Le, PharmD

Director, National Clinical Partnerships

Can promoting non-opioid pain management prevent substance misuse?  Learn what role employers can play in advancing non-opioid therapies – why surgeons and PCPs need better education about them – and how health plans need to step up.

10:00 am

Innovative Health Tech for Addiction Prevention and Treatment


Dr. Mark Cunningham-Hill

Medical Director


Suzette Glasner, PhD

Vice President of Clinical Affairs
Quit Genius

Raymond Hwang, MD

Medical Director
Hinge Health

Audrey Kern, MD

Global Medical Director
Pear Therapeutics

Apps, digital tools and alternative treatments offer new approaches to preventing addiction and supporting recovery 24/7. Hear about innovative new solutions including ways of managing musculoskeletal pain without medication!  

10:30 am

Tools to Support Recovery


Caroline Davidson, MPH

Vice President of State Engagement, ATLAS Team
11:00 am