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Addiction Video
VideoMD
This video by PBS Second Opinion includes a discussion with Dr. Gloria Baciewicz, a psychiatrist, and William Moyers, author of Broken, about what an addiction is, how the brain is involved and what good treatment looks like.

Technology Addiction
University of California Television (UCTV)
Technology plays a large role in our everyday lives. It can be a helpful tool or a distraction but is there a point where it becomes a danger? Andrew Doan, M.D., Ph.D. joins David Granet, MD to discuss the warning signs of technology addiction and what we can do to prevent it.

Why People Can Become Addicted to Opioids
NIDDK
Dr. Volkow discusses how taking medicine in a way that is different from what the doctor prescribed can be dangerous.

The Swiss Cheese Model of Drug Addiction
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA/NIH)
The National Institute on Drug Abuse introduces The Swiss Cheese Model of Drug Addiction. This video is an application of James Reason’s Swiss Cheese Model of accident causation (1990) to the risk of addictive disorders. The model helps us understand why not everyone who abuses a drug becomes addicted and why it is currently not possible to predict who will.



The 7 Skills for Addiction-Free Living: Alternatives to Substance Abuse
PsychotherapyNet
In this supportive video, Robert Meyers and Jane Ellen Smith help people in the recovery process develop the skills necessary to make significant lifestyle changes, as they lead them on a captivating exploration of alternatives to substance use.