Join Laura McKowen and Holly Whitaker as they delve into the complexities of addiction and recovery with neuroscience journalist Maia Szalavitz on the latest episode of HOME Podcast, available on alcoholfree.com.
Maia Szalavitz Discusses Addiction, Pleasure, and Understanding on HOME Podcast
I just sort of disagree with the drug-free ideal, because I feel that you know we use the tools that are available to us.
In the latest episode of HOME Podcast, Laura McKowen and Holly Whitaker engage in a fascinating discussion with neuroscience journalist and author Maia Szalavitz about addiction, pleasure, and understanding. The conversation covers a range of topics, from the learning model of addiction and the medicalization of addiction to the importance of holistic treatment and the role of racial justice in addiction recovery.
Szalavitz challenges the drug-free ideal and emphasizes the freedom of choice in recovery, while also addressing the stigma and language surrounding addiction. This thought-provoking and engaging episode is available on alcoholfree.com. Listen now and join the conversation.