From a young age, Jay Shifman’s mental health issues were addressed medically, setting him up for a spiral into addiction, multiple suicide attempts and overdose. But the story doesn’t end there. Jay courageously advocated for his own recovery, and lived to tell the story.
Today, Jay takes the wisdom he gained, and shares with the world about mental health issues, substance misuse and addiction. We talk in depth about the connection between drugs used to treat ADHD and future addictive behaviors, mental health policy in America, the stigma reserved for only certain addictions, and gaining health by giving back. Don’t miss this captivating conversation!