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The science of addiction and mental health

Nick Goldberg

Authored by Nick Goldberg

On Saturday, August 6, 2022, John Demasi, host of South Jersey radio show Talk with a Purpose, hosted Dr. Peter Vernig, Recovery Centers of America’s vice president of mental health services. In a broad, penetrating conversation, Dr. Vernig discussed such topics as the nature of addiction, its connection to brain and behavior, the relation between addiction and mental health generally, and how Recovery Centers of America treats both addiction and mental health.

Listen to the whole show here.

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Authored by

Nick Goldberg

Nick Goldberg

As a healthcare writer for RCA and a recovery advocate, Nick Goldberg covers all aspects of addiction and treatment. Nick holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Johns Hopkins University.


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