LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) – Centering in on the opioid epidemic in Eastern Kentucky.
Former Drug Enforcement Agency Special Agent, Robert Stutman, said the key to fighting the opioid crisis is educating doctors and kids. Monday, Stutman talked with community leaders in Letcher County about tackling opioid addiction in Appalachia. Stutman said the bullseye of the opioid epidemic in the United States is in Eastern Kentucky, due to several factors.
“It’s generally rural, doctors tend to prescribe a lot of opioids, people get hurt on the job, they start opioids and they become addicts,” said Robert Stutman, Former Special Agent in Charge New York, Drug Enforcement Agency.READ MORE
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – According to a former Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent, 40 percent of Americans use opioids, which are highly addictive.
The Stutman Switalski Group partnered with Emerald Coast Medical Association, a group of physicians and speakers met on October 14, 2017 in Panama City to discuss the opioid crisis and what they can do to help put an end to it.
Robert Stutman was one of the keynote speakers at the opioid crisis conference held at the Holiday Inn in Panama City Saturday. He’s a former DEA Special Agent, at one time he was the head of the DEA’s largest office in New York. Pablo Escobar once had targeted him for assassination.READ MORE
Bob Stutman of The Stutman Switalski Group presented a keynote speech, alongside Florida Governor, Rick Scott at the Florida Medical Association Opioid Summit 2017 in Tampa, FL on October 6, 2017.
TAMPA, Fla.– Governor Rick Scott turned to medical professionals for advice on kicking Florida’s opioid habit at Florida Medical Association’s Opioid Summit in Tampa on October 6, 2017.
Gov. Scott said, “We’re going to work with the FMA and others to come up with the right solution.”
Bob Stutman, of the Stutman Switalski Group and former head of the DEA in New York, gave a relevant, yet humorous and entertaining keynote on the opioid crisis, giving the attendees a shot of the sobering truth about the epidemic.READ MORE
Former DEA agent Mr. Bob Stutman recommends that you follow these three critical rules when speaking to your kids about drugs.
Here are some tips for parents:
Former Head of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), NYC, Bob Stutman, was interviewed on Community Forum in depth about the Opioid Epidemic in the US.READ MORE
Former Head of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), NYC writes a memorandum
to Attorney General Jeff Sessions:
Dear Attorney General,
This memorandum establishes that your policy on charging and sentencing for the Department of
Justice will not succeed. An incarceration-based reaction to drug use in our society is costly and is
of vague service to public safety. I’ll make this simple…
Incarceration doesn’t work. Been there. Done that.
I was once the head of the DEA’s largest office in the world, New Your City, under the Reagan
and Bush administrations. I fought the first war on drugs. I lived through the LSD elevation, the
birth of the marijuana inclination and, most importantly, the cocaine and crack epidemic. Some
have said I was the face of the drug war. An observation proven right when in 1988 Pablo Escobar
put a hit on my life for seizing several tons of his cocaine and holding up his headshot at a press
ELON, N.C. — The man who once lead the war on drugs, as the head of the DEA in New York, is now an outspoken critic of that crackdown. After leading the so called “war on drugs”, Stutman now says putting drug addicts in prison is a mistake.
Bob Stutman travels the country speaking to kids, doctors and drug counselors. Stutman spoke at a symposium titled, ‘Prevention is the Answer’ held on the campus of Elon University. He tells WXII 12 News many parents would be surprised to learn their kids biggest risk of opioids comes from sports injuries and wisdom teeth when the doctor prescribes drugs such as Vicodin.READ MORE
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