How Addiction Hijacks the Brain
|Organization/Source:||Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division|
|Tags: Addressing Stigma, Family Intervention/Support, Patient Education|
This handout, also found in the Addiction Policy Forum’s “Navigating Addiction and Treatment: A Guide for Families,” describes how addiction hijacks the brain. Clinicians and peer support specialists may find this useful to provide to patients and their loved ones to increase their knowledge of how addiction affects the brain.