Stages of Change

In this video, we will discuss the stages of change individuals with addiction often go through and how identifying what stage of change you are in can help you know your next steps.

In a lab, animals exhibit similar "craving" memories to humans. This study shows us how it can be modeled in a lab. Additionally researchers have found that memories of our drug taking are more vivid, easier to recall and may even stamp out other memories

You may also want to read: Grady, Denise. "The Hardest Habit To Break: Memories of the High." New York Times, October 27, 1998

Reflection

Think about some situations in your past where your thoughts and memories of the positive aspects of using were highly exaggerated?