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Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Opioid Crisis

Understand what the opioid crisis is, how the epidemic started, who it affects and how you can help right now.

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Addiction Is Not A Moral Failure… It’s a Brain Disorder

Dr. Nora Volkow, neuroscientist and Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse

Addiction has been widely viewed as the result of poor self-control and personal behavioral choices. In this TEDMED talk, Dr. Volkow discusses how images of the human brain provide insight into the role of the chemical dopamine.

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Addiction: Everything You Think You Know About It Is Wrong

The likely cause of addiction has been discovered and it’s not what you think. Johann Hari’s TEDTalk lands on a factor which is also key to KVC’s Safe & Connected practice model.

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