Healthy Options 4/3/19

Wellspring, Inc. and the treatment of substance abuse and addiction

Host/Producer: Rhonda Feiman
Co-Producer: Petra Hall
Engineer: John Greenman

Key Discussion Points:
a) What is the Wellspring program?
b) What have we learned about the “physiology of addiction”?
c) Why do we look at addiction as a chronic disease?
d) What are specific treatments and techniques used in the residency programs at Wellspring that have been so effective?
e) What are the particular challenges that women with children face in their recovery?
f) What steps are necessary in order to protect children from starting down the road to addiction?

Suzanne Farley
Lisa Williams

Websites of interest:
Wellspring, Inc. 207-941-1612

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