This week: Addiction services, volunteering on Long Island, resiliency
The COVID-19 pandemic might create conditions that threaten the recovery of people being treated for their use of alcohol or other drugs.
Psychiatric nurse practitioner John Ringhisen from Upstate's Addiction and Pain Service explains how caregivers continue to provide telehealth appointments and in-person appointments during the outbreak. In this episode, he also talks about the risks of using tobacco products and/or alcohol, especially now.
Also on this week's show, nurses Emery House and Rachel Carnicelli tell about caring for COVID-19 patients at Stony Brook University Hospital. And, psychologist Brett Steenbarger explains the benefit of a resilient attitude during financially insecure times. Listen this Sunday, April 26 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for "HealthLink on Air."