Trapped: Understanding Addiction

Episode 1: The Science Behind Addiction with Dr. Ilan Remler

August 22, 2021 Ahana Wokhlu Episode 1
Trapped: Understanding Addiction
Episode 1: The Science Behind Addiction with Dr. Ilan Remler
Show Notes

In this initial episode, we will talk to Dr. Ilan Remler, Program Director of the Addiction Medicine fellowship at Kaiser Permanente for Northern California. Dr. Remler will define addiction, differentiate it from substance use, and explain how addiction changes the brain. He will also give an overview of current treatment strategies for substance use disorders based on this understanding.