Two experts in our film Wasted likely have more knowledge and wisdom about Alcoholics Anonymous than anyone else in the world. They set the record straight on key beliefs about AA. Here’s Dr. Bill Miller on why individual AA groups develop their own character. Dr. William R. Miller is… Read more »
In Wasted filmmaker Maureen Palmer and her partner Mike Pond start a new conversation about the science of addiction. They discussed how The long term effects of marijuana on the brain can be deleterious. They examine the biological origins of addiction and why some old models of treatment don’t work for… Read more »
Want to know how much your genes will influence whether you develop an Alcohol Use Disorder? Dr. Marc Schuckit, a psychiatrist at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, is a world leader in understanding the genetics of alcoholism. Here’s what his research tells us.
As touched on in our previous post, addiction unnecessarily costs taxpayers a lot of money. Mike had to speak at a conference on reducing hospital admissions earlier this year, and for that talk, we tallied what Mike’s trip to rock bottom cost the BC taxpayer. At every stop on his downward… Read more »