Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 10:58 AM
See the effects of addiction on the brain.
Watch this documentary on the disease of addiction.
NPR – Philly Author’s Confession: I Lived These Stories
Learn about one author’s battle with addiction.
NPR – Addicts’ Brains May Be Wired at Birth for Less Self-Control
Is addiction a predetermination from birth? Find out more here.
NPR: Meet the Drug Dealer who Helps Addicts Quit
Learn more about the new drug Suboxone, being used to treat opiate addiction.
The Diane Rehm Show
Listen to leading expert Dr. Nora Volkow’s views on addiction.
Harvard Health Publications/Harvard Medical School
More information on the book Almost Alcoholic: Is My (or My Loved One’s) Drinking a Problem?.
Urschel Recovery Science Institute: Healing the Addicted Brain
Learn more about the book “Healing the Addicted Brain.”
Simon & Schuster: How to Raise a Drug Free Kid
Get the inside scoop on how to raise your kid to be drug free with this book by Joseph A. Califano, Jr..
The Compass of Pleasure by David J. Linden, PhD
Find out more about our “compass of pleasure” and how it relates to addiction.
County drug use reaches epidemic proportions as overdoses skyrocket
Tyler’s Light-A Story of Addiction and College Sports
You Tube video. Parents start foundation to help prevent drug abuse in children, after son dies of overdose.
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