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A curated mix of addiction recovery videos to help you stay inspired

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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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
9 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
9 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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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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Are All Mental Illnesses Related?
12 months ago

Are All Mental Illnesses Related?

David Kessler, the former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, argues that all mental health issues, including addiction, depression, and overeating, can be explained by “capture”—a process where focusing …
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A Public Service Announcement from Family Guy
1 year ago

A Public Service Announcement from Family Guy

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Here is a pretty funny public service announcement from Family Guy. If you’re in the mood to laugh, watch Stewie’s PSA on addiction. It’s funny, but oh does it sting!

 


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