Webinar: Women and Alcohol Use Disorder

December 2, 2021 @ 1:00 PM EST

30 min

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The frequency of alcohol use disorder among women in the workforce has increased 84% - learn why it matters

Despite changes in workforce composition as a result of the pandemic, women have made great strides in the workplace. As of December 2019, women held 50.4% of positions.

But with the stresses of work, coupled with those related to COVID-19, there’s been a 41% rise in heavy drinking days among women, helping to create an undesirable distinction for women: the fastest- growing population of alcohol users in the U.S.

You'll walk away with an understanding of:

The risk of alcohol misuse for women

Societies’ contribution

Short-term and long-term effects

Impacts and cost of alcohol in the workplace

How employers can help women in their organization

Our Presenters

Yusuf Sherwani

CEO & Co-founder, Quit Genius

Yusuf Sherwani is the CEO and Co-Founder of Quit Genius, the world’s first technology-enabled digital clinic for multiple addictions. A medical doctor by training, and a technology enthusiast at heart, Yusuf, alongside his colleagues Maroof Ahmed and Sarim Siddiqui, developed a vision for the technology-driven addiction treatment platform that has helped over 750,000 people quit their addictions and improve their lives. He has co-authored 12 peer-reviewed studies on behavioral health and substance addictions and has been featured in 2018’s Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list as well as Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business.

Suzette Glasner

VP of Clinical Affairs, Quit Genius

Suzette Glasner, Ph.D., VP of Clinical Affairs at Quit Genius, is an Associate Professor at UCLA in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. As a licensed clinical psychologist and scientist, Dr. Glasner’s research focuses on developing and testing digital behavioral treatments for addictions and related psychiatric and medical conditions, and understanding the “key ingredients'' of psychotherapy. She recently developed and is testing interventions that deliver these types of treatments using text messaging, social media, and other digital platforms. Dr. Glasner's award-winning book, The Addiction Recovery Skills Workbook (New Harbinger, 2015), integrates her scientific knowledge about the causes and most effective treatments for addictions, and more than a decade of clinical experience treating individuals and families who are affected by addictions and mental health difficulties.