A new Surgeon General’s report, Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health finds alcohol and drug misuse and severe substance use disorders, commonly called addiction, to be one of America’s most pressing public health concerns. The report addresses alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription drug misuse, calls for a cultural shift in the way Americans talk about the issue, and recommends actions to prevent and treat these conditions and promote recovery.
Pete Johnson serves as the State & Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Brewers Association (BA). He joined the BA at its inception in 2005, having previously worked as Programs Director for the Brewers Association of America. Before coming to the small brewing industry in 2001, Pete worked for 14 years with both state and federal elected officials in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.See Pete Johnson's Articles