Addiction Psychiatrist to Present on Opioid Epidemic
Dr. Nicole Labor, Addiction Psychiatrist, affiliated with Summa Akron City Hospital and Summa St. Thomas hospital will present on the opioid epidemic and contributing psychological factors on May 10 from 8:30 – 11:00.
Dr. Labor graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor's of Science degree in BioBehavioral Health. She attended and graduated medical school in Erie Pennsylvania at the Lake Erie College of osteopathic medicine. She completed a residency in Family Practice at the State University of New York in Buffalo New York period followed by a fellowship in addiction medicine through Geisinger in northeastern Pennsylvania. She is currently the medical director at OneEighty, a treatment center that offers inpatient and outpatient chemical dependency and behavioral health services in Wooster, OH. She is also the director of the addiction medicine Fellowship for Summa. Dr. Labor is also medical director for Interval Brotherhood home as well as the Esper Treatment Center in Erie, PA. Dr. Labor spends time educating healthcare professionals, churches, schools and community memebers on the disease of addiction and works to remove the stigma surrounding addiction. Many of her lectures have been unofficially recorded and are available on social media. She lives with her husband and daughter on a small hobby farm in Seville, OH