The Dr. Pat Show: Talk Radio to Thrive By!: Encore: Addiction: Key Issues, Treatment and the SolTec Lounge with Co-host Dr. Dan Cohen & his Guest Jack Kelly

  03/20/2017  10:00 am PDT

Many people do not understand why or how other people become addicted to drugs. It is often mistakenly assumed that drug abusers lack moral principles or willpower and that they could stop using drugs simply by choosing to change their behavior. In reality, drug addiction is a complex disease, and quitting takes more than good intentions or a strong will.

Estimates of the total overall costs of substance abuse in the United States, including productivity and health and crime-related costs, exceed $600 billion annually. As staggering as these numbers are, they do not fully describe the breadth of destructive public health and safety implications of drug abuse and addiction, such as family disintegration, loss of employment, failure in school, domestic violence, and child abuse.

We also know that drug addiction can be successfully treated to help people stop abusing drugs and lead productive lives. With us today is Jack Kelly, an expert who has been working on this issue for the past 35 years. For more information go to:


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