Do we need to broaden our understanding of addiction? Is addiction present in all of us? To better understand the history of and reasons for addiction, Jonathan Bastian talks with Dr. Carl Erik Fisher about the complexities of addiction and with journalist Shayla Martin about treatment and recovery within AA as a person of color.
Addiction: disease or choice?
From this Episode:
More than a disease: How addiction reflects injustices
Dr. Carl Erik Fisher discusses the history and science behind diagnosing addiction and how the disease is also a reflection of social and cultural injustices in society.