Essential Resources for Addiction Recovery & Education
The Craving Mind
The craving mind: From cigarettes to smartphones to love – Why we get
hooked and how we can break bad habits. A leading neuroscientist and pioneer in the study of mindfulness explains why addictions are so tenacious and how we can learn to conquer them. Available in paperback or Kindle.
Memo to Self
Protecting sobriety with the science of safety. In this film, Dr. Kevin McCauley re-lives his own precarious early sobriety - negotiating hazards such as hostile prosecutors, treatment programs with divided loyalties, and his own craving brain. Available in DVD.
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
Gabor Mate, MD
Based on Gabor Maté’s two decades of experience as a medical doctor and his groundbreaking work with the severely addicted on Vancouver’s skid row, this book radically reenvisions this much misunderstood field by taking a holistic approach. Available in paperback or Kindle.
An explanation of the brain disease of addiction. The important question about addiction is: "Is it really a "disease?" This video essay presents the arguments for and against this question. Available in DVD .