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Addiction 101: Neurobiology of Addiction with Dr. Jamie Alan

Addiction 101: Neurobiology of Addiction with Dr. Jamie Alan

Update: 2021-07-16
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Today's Guest

Jamie K. Alan, RPh, PharmD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology in the College of Human Medicine. Dr. Alan received her PharmD from Ohio Northern University in 2005, where she graduated with high distinction. She has been a licensed and practicing pharmacist for 8 years and has experience in retail, hospital, clinical and compounding pharmacy along with experience in conducting and designing clinical trials.

Sections from this episode include


  • Misuse not abuse

  • Addiction is not a choice

  • The struggle of quitting

  • The long term neurological effects of addiction


If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, there is help available.

SAMHSA National Helpline

Confidential free help, from public health agencies, to find substance use treatment and information.

www.samhsa.gov

1-800-662-4357


Shatterproof

Browse addiction resources from treatment finders to recovery groups to grief support.

www.shatterproof.org/

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255


Further Learning

National Institute on Drug Abuse

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) supports and conducts research across a broad range of disciplines and leads the nation in scientific research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction.

www.drugabuse.gov


Health Management Associates

Helping Communities Improve Care for People with Complex Health and Social Needs

www.HMAedu.com


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Addiction 101: Neurobiology of Addiction with Dr. Jamie Alan

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