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Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 47 – An Unlikely Addict and Fighting Substance Use in Clinicians


Kristin Waite-Labbot, BSN, RN, CARN, CPRC, struggled with substance use disorders that deeply affected her life, her relationships and her career. After losing much to opioids and alcohol, she found recovery. Ultimately regaining her nursing licensure and returning to the work she loves, Kristin is now the author of An Unlikely Addict, a certified addictions registered nurse, licensed recovery coach and founder of the Wisconsin Peer Alliance for Nurses. In this episode, Dr. Robert Strauss, Chief Medical Officer, TeamHealth, talks to Kristin about her incredible story and breaking the stigma for healthcare workers facing substance use. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or anywhere you listen to podcasts.

Find more podcast episodes and subscribe to Beyond Clinical Medicine. Learn more about Kristin’s book, An Unlikely Addict, and WiSPAN.