Sunday, April 19, 2009

Can A Pill Cure Addiction?

Some medical experts believe "addiction is a brain disease" that should be treated with more than just rehab, therapy, 12 Step programs and meetings.

According to a new CNN special, "Addiction: Life On The Edge", new, cutting edge prescription medicines are essential to defeat addiction and aid recovery.

Walter Kent credits an anti-addiction pill as critical to control his alcohol cravings, Kent says, without it, "My marriage would be gone and I'd be dead by now".

See the video here: Addiction: Life On The Edge

Academy award winning actress Marlee Matlin discusses sexual abuse, her addiction and rehab in her new book, "I'll Scream Later":

See the CNN Matlin Interview

Check out the Orange County ACA website at: Orange County Adult Children

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