230 thousand unemployment claims have been filed since the start of lockdown. Many people left without jobs and some working from home are taking relief into their own hands buying low cost priced beers and spiked seltzers. In this episode, Beth -Ann talks with Heather Pierucki, the former Director of Behavioral Health at Helping Hands Hawaii, now consulting full time for her own company, ChangeWorks, about substance use in the COVID-19 era.
This limited series is brought to you by Beth-Ann Kozlovich and Trisha Kajimura of Sutter Health Kahi Mohala in collaboration with Evan Leong of Brain Gain Hawaii.
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**Nothing discussed with Dr. Pierucki in this conversation is meant to diagnose or treat any condition – or takes the place of talking with your own healthcare professionals.**