NIHD Healthy Lifestyle Talk Wednesday April 27- Opioid Addiction: Dispelling Myths, Saving Lives

 

Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Dr. Anne Goshgarian is presenting a Healthy Lifestyle Talk on Opioid Addiction, Wednesday, April 27 at 5:30 p.m.

This talk is free, open to the public, and available to watch via
YouTube or Zoom. Those who wish to attend in person can join Dr. Goshgarian at the Birch Street Annex, 2957 Birch Street, limited to 15 people.

Dr. Goshgarian is an Emergency Medicine physician at Northern Inyo Healthcare District, who is also certified in Addiction Medicine Treatment. This Healthy Lifestyle Talk will address help to the opioid crisis that plagues the country and offer insight on how those who are struggling can get the critical help that they need.

Part of NIHD’s Medication-Assisted Treatment Program (MAT), Dr. Goshgarian works to help people overcome their challenges with addiction. The NIHD MAT Program uses a patient-centered approach, offering individual and family support. Patients can even attend weekly support groups that include a warm meal.

This educational presentation is part of NIHD’s ongoing Healthy Lifestyle Talk Series. The talks are open to public and free of charge. Once again, the talk will be presented in three formats:
 In-person at the Birch Street Annex, 2957 Birch St., Bishop.
 Broadcast LIVE on the Northern Inyo Healthcare District YouTube channel. Please note that to participate in the Q&A session on YouTube, you will need to be logged into that service. If you do not have a YouTube or Gmail account, it would be best to log into Zoom.
 Presented live on Zoom. For information, please visit www.nih.org/events-calendar.

About Northern Inyo Healthcare District:

Founded in 1946, Northern Inyo Healthcare District features a 25-bed
critical access hospital, a 24-hour emergency department, a primary care rural health clinic, a diagnostic imaging center, and clinics specializing in women’s health, orthopedics, internal medicine, pediatrics and allergies, general surgery, colorectal surgery, breast cancer surgery and urology. Continually striving to improve the health outcomes of those who rely on its services, Northern Inyo Healthcare District aims to improve our communities one life at a time.
One team, one goal, your health.

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John
John
8 months ago

I struggled with opiate and amphetamine addiction for years. Limited access to treatment, especially MAT, is by far the leading cause of OD and failure to thrive in addiction recovery from narcotics. Even when I wanted to quit and has friend and family support I couldn’t, I had to get… Read more »

The snowboarding skier
The snowboarding skier
8 months ago

I have to wonder if Dr. Anne Goshgarian has ever watched “Dopesick” it’s on Hulu. The fact is doctors and greedy big pharm started the problem. Everyone should take the time to watch the series.

Kay Kramer
Kay Kramer
8 months ago

That does not negate that the problem exists.

Jubie
Jubie
8 months ago

That’s another issue for another discussion. Dr. Goshgarian is a wonderful asset!