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July 7, 2020

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Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong

Addictions always originate in pain, whether felt openly or hidden in the unconscious.

– Gabor Mate –

Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong

What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world, and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem. { read more }

Be The Change

For more inspiration, join this Saturday’s Awakin Call with Stephen Loyd, “Compassion & Science in Appalachia: Healing Opioid and Other Addictions”. More details and RSVP info here. { more }

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