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Today’s Drugs: Addiction 101
Part of the Today’s Drugs series, Megan Fisher, MA, MHS, LCAC, LMHCA, CADAC IV, and a Director of Addiction Recovery Services at a large mental health center, shares what we should all know about addiction. (5:53 minutes)
The Hijacker – Addiction Series (Episode 1)
Substance use disorders (SUDs) affect tissue function in two main parts of the brain. This is what it means when scientists say that addiction is a brain disease. (3:17 minutes)
Effects of Alcohol
This short video talks about the effects of alcohol on our bodies, what areas of our body are affected, the rate in which our bodies […] (4:59 minutes)
How Addiction Affects the Brain
Dr. Merrill Norton, Pharm.D., D.Ph., ICCDP-D discusses the nature of addiction and the brain. (54:39 minutes)
Today’s Drugs: Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Part of the Today’s Drugs series, Megan Fisher, MA, MHS, LCAC, LMHCA, CADAC IV, and a Director of Addiction Recovery Services at a large mental health center, shares what we should all know about Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for addiction. (13:43 minutes)
The Side Effects of Alcohol
Published by Healthy2fitness, this east-to-follow video talks about what addiction is, and what it is not. (6:56 minutes)
Lindsay Lohan’s Alcohol Addiction
In an interview by Oprah, Lindsay Lohan talks about her addiction to alcohol. (2:54 minutes)
What Alcohol Does to Your Body
This informative animation discusses the effects of alcohol on your body, including addiction. Provided by simpleshow foundation. (2:05 minutes)
What is Addiction?
Provided by the Addiction Policy Forum, this short video provides a good animation to better understand addiction (substance use disorder) (4:11 Minutes)
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