Pharmacists Can Help Address the Stigma Around Substance Abuse

Thomas Menighan, co-founder of PursueCare and the CEO Emeritus of the American Pharmacists Association, discusses a pharmacists role in National Recovery Month.

Thomas Menighan, co-founder of PursueCare and the CEO Emeritus of the American Pharmacists Association, discussed National Recovery Month, substance use disorder and a pharmacist’s role in helping those struggling with addiction understand what treatments are available and find the best options for them.

He talked about why National Recovery Month is important, what resources pharmacists can use to aid individuals on the road to recover, and how pharmacists can address the stigma surrounding substance abuse and addiction.