Recovery Is... Video Series

This video series features conversations with professionals in the field of Addiction Medicine and people with lived experience in recovery from substance use disorders. These interviews provide insight into the disease of addiction, educate about treatment options, and reduce stigma associated with substance use.

Recovery Is... Peer Support and Advocacy

Posted May 01, 2024

Sean Jones, Senior Peer Specialist with UPMC Chautauqua joins the conversation to discuss peer support in substance use treatment, the importance of advocacy, and the many paths to recovery.

Recovery Is ...Being Part of the Change

Posted October 03, 2023

Join us for a discussion guest Brittany Salerno, Harm Reduction Advocate discussing substance use treatment, prevention and recovery services.

Recovery Is… Dr. Michael Lynch

Posted March 17, 2023

Dr. Michael Lynch, Medical Director of the Pittsburgh Poison Center, shares his experience in Emergency Medicine relating to evidence-based substance use treatment, overdose prevention and recovery support services. Supported by a grant with the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (HRSA).

Recovery Is… Amanda

Posted March 17, 2023

Discussion of substance use treatment, prevention and recovery support services. Supported by a grant from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Recovery Is…Rick Orlowski

Posted March 17, 2023

Rick Orlowski, Family Services and Children's Aid Society shares his personal and professional views on substance use recovery. He brings valuable perspective to promote awareness of substance use issues, and understanding of the disease of addiction and how it can be treated.

Recovery Is...Dr. Loflen

Posted March 17, 2023

Dr. Jason Loflen, Emergency Medicine Physician at UPMC Hamot discusses substance use treatment options, and recovery services. He shares valuable information about living a life of recovery, and supporting increased access to services for those struggling with substance use.