Reviewed Addictions: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Videos Links
(viewing 1 - 5 of 5)Addiction Video
This video by PBS Second Opinion includes a discussion with Dr. Gloria Baciewicz, a psychiatrist, and William Moyers, author of Broken, about what an addiction is, how the brain is involved and what good treatment looks like.
Addiction: Learning to Forget
Addiction treatments suffer from high relapse rates, but now cutting edge work in neuroscience hopes to combat relapse through memory modification. In this film, we see how scientists are already selectively reprogramming memory to treat phobias. The next step - a cure for craving - could be just around the corner.
Addiction: What Can I Do About It?
Leading experts, including Hazelden Chief Medical Officer Marvin Seppala, MD, provide practical advice for how to help a loved one struggling with addiction. The first step, they say, is overcoming stigma and recognizing addiction as a disease. The second is understanding that addiction is a chronic disease and people in recovery need ongoing support.
Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) for Addictions Video (vol. 1)
In this first of two videos, UK-based mindfulness expert Devin Ashwood introduces mindfulness-based relapse prevention therapy in a number of live demonstrations with clients. Based on the notion that people tend to relapse when they’re caught in “automatic pilot,” Ashwood’s facilitation is designed to support clients’ ability to identify, observe, and diffuse challenging internal states.
Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention for Addictions (vol. 2)
In this second of two videos, mindfulness experts Dr. Sarah Bowen and Devin Ashwood offer a rich overview and a live group process demonstration using tools from Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP).