The surgeon general and his brother: A family’s painful reckoning with addiction
Stat News
December 7, 2017

“If Phillip’s case has given Jerome a personal connection to the addiction crisis, one that links him to the millions of Americans who share the same worries about loved ones, it has also provided him with a clear demonstration of the barriers to recovery. Jerome Adams, whom Vice President Mike Pence has said “has an extraordinary gift for empathy,” has seen his brother repeatedly fight — and then fail — to get treatment and been left to ‘go back down the same pathway over and over again.’”

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