Insight into chemical dependency, substance abuse and addiction, and the impact of chemical dependency on the diagnosis of mental illness and integrated treatment options.
Karen M. Carpenter-Palumbo, commissioner of the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, discusses chemical dependency, substance abuse and the successful recovery campaign, “Real People. Real Stories.”
WABC-TV New York Sports Director and Anchor Scott Clark shares his personal story of drug and alcohol addiction and recovery.
Dr. Lloyd Sederer, medical director of the New York State Office of Mental Health, discusses dual diagnosis – when substance abuse and addiction mask an undiagnosed mental illness, most commonly depression.