Better Than Jail Recently I had a gratifying experience….I went to Drug Court. No, I wasn’t in any trouble; I was invited by a friend in our county’s probation department. According to our friend Wikipedia, “drug courts are problem-solving courts in which the judiciary, prosecution, defense bar, probation, law enforcement, mental health, social service, and treatment communities work together to…
“I wish they would all die!” That’s what an angry friend once said to me when told I was working with people struggling with drug addiction. “I just wish they would all die! They’re a drain on society and don’t offer anything worthwhile. They don’t deserve to live.” The root of such a statement is a misunderstanding of what addiction…
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A 12-minute animation from Dr. Mike Evans on how to quit smoking.
An eye-opening 10 minute animation by Dr. Mike Evans about alcohol and health.
An 8 minute video on pain and how opioids impact it by Healthcare Triage and Dr. Aaron Carrol.
A 2-minute video on how Suboxone/Buprenorphine helps people overcome opioid addiction.
I find the subject of addiction fascinating, and the more I study it the more it clear it becomes that its causes and solutions are very complex. In this 6 minute video Johann Hari suggests that much of what we have learned about addiction may not be the whole story. He suggests that the root cause of addiction is a…
Dr. Tista Gosh from the CO Department of Public Health and Environment discusses the dangers of vaping.
A 2-minute video from Dr. Daniel Kortsch from Denver Health on the dangers of vaping.
A 16 1/2 minute video by Dr. Nora Volkow of the National Institute on Drug Abuse on addiction and the brain
A short video on the science of addiction.