Substance Use Disorder: Treatment, Recovery, and Common Types of Addictions | Mass General Brigham



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What is substance use disorder? How has it been treated in the past, and how is it treated now? Sarah Wakeman, M.D., General Internist, and Addiction Medicine Specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Director for Substance Use Disorders at Mass General Brigham, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School discuss substance use disorder, and how new treatment approaches, like harm reduction, can help with recovery.

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0:00 - Intro
0:34 - What is Substance Use Disorder
0:47 - Most Common Substance Use Disorders
1:04 - Historical Trends of Substance Use Disorder
1:40 - History of Treatments
2:20 - Most Common Treatments
3:17 - Recovery Support
3:35 - Harm Reduction

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