Host Sonyi Lopez sits with Krystal A. Montalvo, Co-Director of Programming at SACHR to discuss the Opioid crisis during COVID-19, as well as share outreach and services available for people in the Bronx. Then, Assemblymember Kenny Burgos discusses the legalization of marijuana in New York, the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act and the #HALTSolitary Law. After, Jason Herrick, M.D., Interim Director, Adult Behavioral Health Integration Program, Montefiore Medical Group discusses rising pandemic related depression, anxiety and substance use disorders & how Montefiore’s Behavioral Distinction recipient, the Behavioral Health Integration Program or “B-HIP”, is here to support.
Producers: Franchesca Feliz and Sonyi Lopez
Editor/Director: Franchesca Feliz
Production Assistant: Rebecca Hemick