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Purdue Pharma Is Only One Step to Curing Opioid Crisis

By Dr. Michael Pittaro

Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy after being sued for its aggressive sale and marketing of OxyContin. While holding suppliers accountable is a step in the right direction, more needs to be done to address the opioid epidemic.

Epstein Suicide Suggests a Breach in Prison Protocol

By Dr. Michael Pittaro

Many questions still surround the ongoing investigation into the alleged suicide of Jeffrey Epstein. What is becoming clear is that more should and could have been done to prevent the suicide, but these steps were not taken due to some degree of negligence on the part of the prison.

Coping Strategies to Improve Officer Wellness

Watch the full-length recording of Dr. Michael Pittaro's in-depth webinar training on “Physical and Mental Health Coping Strategies to Improve Officer Wellness.”

Mandatory Overtime Comes with Physical and Financial Consequences

By Dr. Michael Pittaro

Mandatory overtime is part of the job for correctional officers and can have a detrimental impact on their wellbeing and safety. There is no simple solution to the problem, but it must be addressed.