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The art of emergency nursing is a podcast dedicated to the men and women who care for patients in emergency departments everywhere. These nurses save lives and touch hearts 12 hours at a time.

Oct 25, 2019

In this episode, Kevin talks with Amanda a nurse who made her way back from addiction.  Amanda shares her experience of both addiction and recovery.  She shares the how and why of diversion.  This is an important episode.


If you are a nurse and struggling with addiction or think you might know someone who is, here are a couple of resources.  Making this call can be tough but it might save your life. 


Narcotic Anonymous


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
1-800-662-HELP (4357)

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD)
1-800-NCA-CALL (622-2255)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Alcoholics Anonymous Number


There is even a text only crisis line.  text Crisis Text Line at 741741,  Text HELLO to 741741 to access.  Or click the link.