Athletes and an overwhelming opioid addiction crisis

Sports Medicine Weekly
Tuesday, November 13th
Gary Mendel is Founder and CEO of the national nonprofit Shatterproof assisting athletes with the opiod addiction crisis.

Dr. Nikhil Verma of MIdwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Steve Kashul and Gary discuss the opiod epidemic and it’s affect on sports. Gary explains the importance of eliminating the stigma around athletes seeking help for addiction.