To really understand how far we have come in addiction medicine requires perspective on the environment for the very first drug clinics. When Jimi, Janis and Jerry ruled the airwaves, both addicts and the physicians who treated them faced prosecution and jail time. Simply being an addict was a crime under the Harrison Narcotic Act and individuals could get a life sentence for third time possession of marijuana. When I entered the field in the 1960s, a very different view…
“Dr Harry” discusses his new book, Being Sober, and how one should view relapse and long lasting sobriety.
Dr Elson Haas explains the relationship between toxic substances and their effect on the body.
Dr Ziedonis discusses the commonality of co-occurring disorders in treating patients suffering from addiction.
Dr. Haroutunian shares his experience and perspective on staying sober and sustaining recovery.
Dr David Smith discusses "Deja Vu: Lessons from the 60s and the Summer of Love."
Dr. David Baron presents on resiliency, exercise, fitness and their critical impact to sustaining addiction recovery.