The Multidisciplinary Approach To End The Opioid Epidemic
Below is a link to an interesting op-ed article written by Tori Utley, a contributor at Forbes magazine, regarding a multi-stepped plan to end the Opioid Epidemic.
About the Author: Ms. Utley is an entrepreneur working jointly in technology innovation and addiction recovery, holding an M.B.A. and an addictions counseling license in Minnesota. By day, I work as a mobile Product Manager at Mayo Clinic and am working with the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology on a new mobile application, “MoodCheck” for mood-monitoring and digital health. I am the Founder and CEO of an early-stage tech and social venture startup company, Tinua, with the goal of reducing monetary waste by reallocating for social impact and charitable causes. I am the Founder and Executive of More Than An Addict, an organization committed to the reduction of addiction stigma through promoting education, employment, and entrepreneurship for individuals in long-term recovery. Additionally, I am the Co-Founder and Executive Director of an upcoming innovation to addiction treatment and housing solutions, with the goal of keeping clients “safe, sober, now" and serve as the Director of Strategic Engagement at Mission 21, an anti-trafficking organization in Minnesota. Let’s change the world!