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Monday, March 28, 2022

Beaumont HouseCall Podcast

Episode 69

Beaumont HouseCall Podcast: The Omicron Variant

Episode Overview

Dr. Shajahan invites Dr. Jeffrey Guina, Beaumont psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialist, to the podcast to discuss alcoholism - the uptick in cases, impact of stress, having difficult conversations and overall alcohol consumption.

 Since the pandemic, people have been picking up really bad copping mechanisms. The truth is we're all hurting. We're all having a difficult time getting through this pandemic. If you or your loved one is struggling with alcohol consumption, there is help out there. It all starts with the first step. You can beat this illness and the stigma around it by putting yourself first. 

– Dr. Asha Shajahan



How much alcohol is too much?



What treatments are available for excessive alcohol consumption?



What are healthy copping mechanisms to combat alcoholism?


Dr. Asha Shajahan

Asha Shajahan, M.D.


Dr. Shajahan is a board-certified family physician and medical director of Community Health for Beaumont, Grosse Pointe. She aims to improve community health by educating physicians on social detriments and cultural humility.


Jeffrey Guina, M.D.


Jeffrey Guina, MD is a licensed physician, board-certified psychiatrist, board-certified addictionologist, board-certified forensic psychiatrist, and board-certified public psychiatrist. He is the Program Director of the Psychiatry Residency Training Program at Beaumont Health and Chief Medical Officer of Easterseals Michigan. 

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