SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Feb. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "In Your Right Mind," a weekly behavioral health radio program that features in-depth roundtable discussions of today's behavioral health headlines, is set to air an impactful show, "Abstinence vs. Harm Reduction," on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 5 p.m. Pacific time on Talk Radio 790 AM KABC in Los Angeles. The broadcast will explore two of the primary addiction recovery strategies, abstinence and harm reduction, when treating those with substance use disorders. The show is co-hosted by Program Producer Kristina Kuestner and Chief Executive Officer of Sovereign Health, Dr. Tonmoy Sharma, who provides in-depth medical and clinical expertise.
Sunday's panelists include Harry L. Haroutunian, M.D., an internationally known speaker on the topics of addictive disease and its treatment. Dr. Haroutunian, an author, physician, educator and known lecturer and entrepreneur, developed "Recovery 101" developed the "Recovery 101" lecture series on topics of addiction medicine, recovery issues, communication skills and relapse prevention. The other panelist is Cyndi Turner, L.C.S.W., L.S.A.T.P., M.A.C., is a co-founder and clinical director at Insight Into Action Therapy.
"Harm-reduction is medical-based, and uses pharmaceutical drugs like Suboxone, methadone or other drugs in an effort to mitigate the 'harm' of substance abuse," said Dr. Sharma. "It's an attempt to keep the person using a pharmaceutical drug as a substitute for the user's drug-of-choice."
One factor that differentiates Sovereign Health from other treatment providers is its ability to offer separate mental health and addiction/dual diagnosis treatment programs at its facilities. For more information, visit www.sovhealth.com.
About "In Your Right Mind"
"In Your Right Mind" is a weekly behavioral health radio show that covers various topics each week, including mental health disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and addiction/dual diagnosis disorders. Dr. Tonmoy Sharma and Kristina Kuestner are the hosts of the show. In addition, each program will feature guest speakers throughout the United States participating in a roundtable discussion about headlines in behavioral health. The mission of "In Your Right Mind" is to raise awareness about behavioral health issues that get people talking. The hour-long show airs every Sunday at 5 p.m. PST on Talk Radio 790 KABC Los Angeles. "In Your Right Mind" is produced in conjunction with Sovereign Health, a leading national provider of behavioral health treatment services. For more information, visit www.inyourrightmind.com.
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