At the center of the opioid addiction epidemic are real people facing real challenges. And we’re looking for solutions. Serious, chronic health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, represent just a few of the staple diagnoses in developed countries, but few are as stigmatized as addiction. The opioid epidemic is at the forefront of public health issues capturing national attention in the United States, affecting communities from Hollywood to small town USA. Former …read more
Kwynn Gonzalez-Pons holds a master’s degree in public health and is pursuing a PhD in social work. A longtime Louisiana resident and a forever Saints fan, she now lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.