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Resiliency & Recovery
2 months ago

Resiliency & Recovery

In this TED Talk, Jennifer Storm shares her personal story of healing from sexual abuse, followed by self-destructive drug and alcohol addiction. Her journey of recovery has resulted in a …
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William Burroughs on Heroin Addiction
2 months ago

William Burroughs on Heroin Addiction

El Hombre Invisible, the Cosmonaut of Inner Space, Bill Lee, William S. Burroughs; the gaunt faced author of Naked Lunch & Junky, talks about his addiction to heroin in the following video interview …
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The Science Behind a ‘Pokemon Go’ Addiction
9 months ago

The Science Behind a ‘Pokemon Go’ Addiction

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You don’t have to be a millennial to realize that Pokémon Go is taking over the planet. The new app has found a way to connect our daily lives, activities, …
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Heroin Addiction Recovery Without Shame
9 months ago

Heroin Addiction Recovery Without Shame

Heroin has had an tragic impact in America. In this TED Talk, Crystal Oertle tells her addiction story as she went from rock bottom to completely sober. After 12 years …
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Video: America’s Epidemic of Opioid Abuse
10 months ago

Video: America’s Epidemic of Opioid Abuse

The third video in this series of four draw attention to America’s epidemic of opioid abuse. While opioids work to alleviate pain, what else are they responsible for? About 1/3 of …
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Video: The Science of Opioids
10 months ago

Video: The Science of Opioids

“The Science of Opioids” is the second video featured in this series of 4 that explains the reception and breakdown of opioids in our brains and bodies. Follow the science, …
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Video: The History of Opioids
10 months ago

Video: The History of Opioids

Over the next few days, we’ll explore the history of opioids through 4 short videos. We’ll learn about the expansion of opioids in medicine, how they’ve changed over the years, and how they’ve been …
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Behind Prince’s Death
10 months ago

Behind Prince’s Death

The recent controversy over Prince’s death will hopefully catalyze a discussion between patient and doctor in regards to opioid pain treatment. After the accidental overdose of fentanyl by musical legend, …
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A simple way to break a smoking habit
11 months ago

A simple way to break a smoking habit

Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? During a recent TEDMed Talk, Judson Brewer, a psychiatrist at University of Massachusetts Medical School, proposed that the key to …
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Nurturing Self-Compassion
12 months ago

Nurturing Self-Compassion

When used as an addiction recovery tool, self-compassion has shown to help people overcome cravings, deal with the stresses of early recovery, and better manage their emotions. It involves being …
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