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About Addiction

SUPPLEMENT- Science of Addiction

John Fitzgerald On Treating Addiction

The literature on treating addiction is vast. John Fitzgerald helps you better understand the nature of addiction and what to do about the problem. His approach takes into consideration the whole person and the need to live a quality life. is a very complete, well-organized and well-written resource for anyone who wants to learn more about addiction, specific drugs, alcoholism, medication-assisted treatment for withdrawl, and many other related topics. 

Addiction is a Brain Disease – Dr Ruth Potee

Dr Ruth Potee makes a strong case for treating addiction as a disease comparing physical, mental, and addiction illnesses and looking closely at common care techniques given to each in this presentation given to the Franklin County Opiate Task Force on 5/26/15.



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