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Dec 11, 2019

Dr. Glenn Sterner is a professor and researcher at Penn State Abington, whose recent work studies opiate abuse networks and stigma as a barrier to treatment. He also founded the Share Your Opioid Story initiative.

In the final episode of Season 1, we discuss the creation and expansion of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation’s Someone You Know campaign, and reflect on our efforts to combat the effects of stigma and inspire hope in our communities.

Hosted by Heather Major, Director of Programs for Independence Blue Cross Foundation.

Recovery is possible, and help is available. Please visit our website for more information, resources and inspiration: www.ibxfoundation.org/SYK

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