interview

Judge Linda Davis, Director of Families Against Narcotics, on Overcoming Stigma and Finding Help for Opioid Addiction

Judge Linda Davis, Director of Families Against Narcotics, on Overcoming Stigma and Finding Help for Opioid Addiction

Linda Davis recently retired from the 41B District Court to oversee the organization she founded 11 years ago, Families Against Narcotics. Judge Davis founded FAN after her own daughter confessed to struggling with heroin addiction, and she found resources in the community lacking for family support. We caught up with Judge Davis to ask about her experience educating communities about addiction.

An Interview with Dorothy Moore, Nurse Practitioner at Workit Health

An Interview with Dorothy Moore, Nurse Practitioner at Workit Health

Workit Health offers innovative online addiction care, including medication like buprenorphine, after a single in-person visit to our Bay Area, California location. We recently caught up with Nurse Practitioner Dorothy Moore, a member of the Workit Health team providing care in Contra Costa County and beyond.

Amy Dresner, author of 'My Fair Junkie,' Talks Family, Sex Addiction, And Coping Tools

Amy Dresner, author of 'My Fair Junkie,' Talks Family, Sex Addiction, And Coping Tools

Amy Dresner's memoir 'My Fair Junkie: A Memoir of Getting Dirty and Staying Clean' is the addiction memoir everyone's talking about. In My Fair Junkie, Amy recounts the grim places addiction to drugs, alcohol, and sex took her. I snagged some of Amy's time to ask her a few questions about the small victories she celebrates today at 5 years sober, how her family feels about the memoir, and more.