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#5 Kirstie Settas-Jones (National Lead, Willis Towers Watson) - The perfect storm: the pandemic, substance use and why employers should focus on addictions.
In this episode, Kirstie talks about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on employers and how it has led to a huge spike in substance use amongst their populations. Kirstie talks about why substance addiction is still an unsolved problem for employers and the strategies employers can put in place to tackle it effectively.
Eddie McClintock is an actor who is best known for his lead role in the hit show Warehouse 13, he has also starred in some of the biggest shows including friends, sex and the city, and others. He has a heartwarming story on addiction and his journey to being 20 years sober.
Vance Johnson is a former NFL superstar who spent ten years with the Denver Broncos and played in three Super Bowls. In this episode, Vance talks about his struggles with his addiction to alcohol and other substances. He talks about how his addiction affected his playing career, his relationships and his mental health.
In this episode, Cameron speaks about what it was like to grow up with his father who suffered from addictions to alcohol and opioids. He speaks about how his father died having succumbed to his addiction. Cameron also talks about his journey to being sober and how he quit alcohol.
In this episode, Justin speaks about quitting alcohol and his journey to two years of sobriety. He talks about how he changed his behavior and built healthier habits, as well as the benefits of social accountability and why he was so public about his journey to recovery.