Addiction and Medication (part 3)

Addiction and Medication (part 3)

As I have said in previous blogs about addiction, it is a struggle at times to convince people who have a strong anti-medication mentality to reconsider their views and allow themselves to be educated about the truth on addiction and medication. Since our current drug war and attempts to curb illicit drug use is such a failure, what is the solution? It is not an easy answer, and the reality is that the war will never be won completely, though...

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What Is Addiction? (part 2)

What Is Addiction? (part 2)

I would like to shift the attention for the last couple of blogs towards solutions of the addiction problem. I realize that this is repetitive, but it is extremely important to finding the ultimate solution. What is addiction? Addiction is a brain disease, plain and simple. The vast majority of addicts and those in recovery have underlying chemical imbalances in the nervous system with resultant mood disorders that are not properly diagnosed...

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