Conspiracy Nation?

As we’ve gained unprecedented access to wide swaths of knowledge, so too have the doors been thrown open to misrepresentations, delusions, and outright lies, ingredients that come together in a particularly toxic form in the various conspiracy theories gaining popularity globally. “The Internet has become an echo-chamber where we self-select for our preconceived notions ratherContinue reading “Conspiracy Nation?”

Addiction as a disease

“Addiction is a not a disease: We must change our attitudes toward addicts…or they will continue to die not only from effects of addiction but from stigma and judgment prevalent in every level of our society today…” Health professionals too often think and behave negatively toward addicts and addiction. Doctors, nurses, mental health workers, judges,Continue reading “Addiction as a disease”