May 15, 2021
In episode two, we focus our lens on recovery from addiction. Meghan Perez, a Peer Development Specialist at Terros Health, recounts her story of triumph over brain injury, abuse, and addiction, and how she has turned all of that into a life of positivity and helping others. Then, Liz talks with Dr. Suzanne O'Connor, a clinical neuropsychologist at Barrow Neurological Institute's Center for Transitional Neurorehabilitation. We discuss the ways in which brain injury might affect substance use and increase the risk of addiction. Dr. O'Connor shares fascinating information, learned from her expertise working as a professional in this field.