Season 2 Episode 4 - 3/3/23
Mark Scheeren and his colleague, Michelle Dunbar, developed the Freedom Model of Addiction. Listen as Claudia and Bev discuss this, agreeing on some things and disagreeing on others. It's always interesting to listen to different points of view. Both Mark and Michelle have struggled with addiction.
Is addiction a brain disease?
Can someone recover?
Is medication always needed to stop using substances?
Do people with addiction have to stop using all substances for the rest of their lives?
Is the hijacked brain idea true? Who created it and why?
The Freedom Model research - The Baldwin Research Institute
"Here are some really informative opiate/MAT-centered articles written by FM co-author and BRI Research Fellow, Steven Slate on his site www.thecleanslate.org"
Mark Scheeren's co-author and BRI Research Fellow, Steven Slate’s Ted Talk
You can contact Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org
Information on opioid MDL settlement dollars - $54 billion and counting
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