Addiction tends to masquerade as bad behavior. The more we learn about how the brain is chemically altered because of substances like opioids, the more we can see how physiologically our brains are “re-wired”, making addiction a disease of the brain.
Once we understand the science of how opioids alter the brain, we can begin to fight the stigma of addiction, prevent individuals from entering into this disease, and treat those who have this disease. Hear from the country’s brightest minds on the crisis as they discuss the science and biology of opioid addiction.
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