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Addiction is a Disease. We Should Treat it Like One

Ted Talk by former Director of National Drug Control Policy, Michael Botticelli


Only one in nine people in the United States gets the care and treatment they need for addiction and substance abuse. A former Director of National Drug Control Policy, Michael Botticelli is working to end this epidemic and treat people with addictions with kindness, compassion and fairness. In a personal, thoughtful talk, he encourages the millions of Americans in recovery today to make their voices heard and confront the stigma associated with substance use disorders.

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  • Keywords:
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol
  • Disease
  • Drug
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