Dr. Smith, addictionologist at Destination Hope, presents an informational session on the causes of addiction, who may be at risk, and what is needed to prevent relapse. Dr. Smith also shares his story of addiction and the common thoughts and behaviors of those seeking treatment for substance abuse.
Substance abuse and mental health are complex, multifactorial problems that are often linked. As we learn more about the body and brain and how they interact with drugs of abuse, addictionologists such as Dr. Smith play an ever larger and more important role in recovery.
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