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Neuroscience and Addiction

Neuroscience and Addiction – who would have guessed 15 years ago the extent and depth of the new research on addiction as a chronic, often relapsing brain disease. It is so exciting! The following quotes are pulled from an article appearing on Irish Medical Times website titled, “Neuroscience and Addiction,” highlighting some of the importantContinue Reading

Sometimes a Change in How We Talk About Something Can Change How We Deal With It…

by Lisa Frederiksen As you’ve gathered from the title of this site: Breaking The Cycles – Changing the Conversations, I’m a big proponent of changing how we talk about addiction- and substance abuse-related topics, in the hopes that by doing so, we can have BETTER outcomes. So, I thought I’d share a few that IContinue Reading