Seminar | June 2020
Chronic Disease Model of Addiction and the Implications for Long Term Recovery
Date: June 17, 2020
Presenter: Dr. Jacob Crothers, National Medical Director at Groups Recover Together
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AUDIOThis presentation explains the chronic disease model of addiction and explores how it applies to common substance use disorders including alcohol, nicotine, and opioids. It reviews how the chronic disease model helps us design effective interventions and support patients with substance use disorder to promote durable, long-term recovery.
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