Monday, October 23, 2023

🌿IMSPARK: Addiction and the Human Experience: Exploring the Chronic Illness Perspective🌿

🌿Imagine...Addiction and the Human Experience: Exploring the Chronic Illness Perspective🌿

💡 Imagined Endstate:

The podcast episode sheds light on the complexities of addiction and substance use disorders, challenging misconceptions and stigma, ultimately leading to a more compassionate and informed approach to these issues.

📚 Source:

Johnson, H. B. and T. (2023, October 19). Addiction as a chronic illness. Medical News. 

🔗 Link: 

https://www.medpagetoday.com/podcasts/thedoctorsart/106896


💥 What's the Big Deal: 

Addiction and substance use disorders have long been misunderstood and stigmatized. This podcast episode,💻featuring Nzinga Harrison, MD, Henry Bair, and Tyler Johnson, MD, delves into the evolving understanding of addiction🚬 as a chronic illness. It highlights the heritable and environmental factors that contribute to addiction 🙇‍♂️its prevalence in modern society, 🏬and the importance of meaningful healthcare in addressing addiction. The conversation addresses early intervention, combating stigma, and the upcoming book "Un-Addiction: 6 Mind-Changing Conversations That Could Save a Life" by Nzinga Harrison, MD.


#StigmasErased,#MentalHealth,#addiction,#SocialDeterminatesofHealth,#SDH,#IMSPARK, 



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