Unlocking the Cure to Substance Use Disorder | Brad Finegood | TEDxUofW

With drug addiction and overdose rampant in Seattle, how can we change our mindset to make progress on this topic? Brad Finegood shares methods of how we can view addiction with intent to help. Brad Finegood is a Strategic Advisor in Public Health in Seattle & King County. He recently served as a co-chair of the King County Heroin and Prescription Opiate Task Force and was the Alcohol and Drug Coordinator for King County. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University and his Master’s Degree in Counseling with a Specialty in Alcohol and Drug Abuse from Western Michigan University. He has worked in the behavioral health field for 20 years. Most importantly he is the sibling and survivor of a younger sibling that passed away from an overdose. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx