WVU’s New and Successful Approach to Substance Abuse

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Steve Davis and Herb Linn, West Virginia University

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Nov 03, 2021

A pilot program for a new and unique approach to substance abuse recovery in WV, based on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs has resulted in 64% of people receiving treatment. Guests Steve Davis, associate professor at West Virginia University’s School of Public Health, and Herb Linn, program director at WVU’s Office of Health Affairs, talk with host Sheila Hyland about the success and hopes for the unique WV PEERS program - a pool of state-certified peer recovery specialists who on call to go help with whatever or wherever a person might be having difficulty with substance abuse. hsc.wvu.edu

Hosted by: Sheila Hyland Produced by: Keystone Newsmakers Team

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