What is Addiction?
The brain is a network of cells called neurons and glia. Approximately 86 billion neurons make up the many interconnected parts of the brain. They signal together like a symphony to help us navigate our world. While exercise, eating right, and keeping the mind engaged can help the brain stay healthy.
Ignorance and the Undertreatment of Addiction: Lessons from PrisonQ&A with Charles P. O’Brien, M.D., Ph.D.
Dana grantee Charles O’Brien discusses his research to combat alcoholism and drug addiction using naltrexone and his frustration at the reluctance of many doctors to treat addiction with medication