Lock and Talk Virginia is excited to host Dr. Loyd as part of our speaker series event to bring continued awareness and conversation around suicide prevention. Dr. Loyd will be sharing his experiences, both personally and professionally, regarding understanding suicide risk and addiction. This is a free virtual event.
Dr. Stephen Loyd is a graduate of the Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. He completed his medical residency in Internal Medicine at the same institution. He has served as the Chief of Medicine at the Mountain Home VA Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee. Recently, he was the Medical Director and Assistant Commissioner for Substance Abuse Services for the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. For the last ten years he has focused on addiction medicine with an interest in the opioid dependent pregnant patient. He is currently the Medical Director for Cedar Recovery, Journey Pure at the River, and The Next Door. He has been in recovery from addiction to opioids and benzodiazepines since July 8, 2004.