Craving: Why We Can’t Seem to Get Enough with Dr. Manejwala
29 minutes · 2018
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Dr. Omar Manejwala and Kristin Walker discuss his presentation at The National Council for Behavioral Health's annual conference. Addiction is a treatable disease. But we need to break down barriers to care and make effective treatment the path of least resistance. Omar Manejwala applies his background in psychiatry, addiction medicine, leadership and organizational development to tackle this national crisis. His ability to translate complex medical issues into understandable terms has led to national television appearances and quotes in leading print media. In his best-selling book, Craving: Why We Can’t Seem to Get Enough, Dr. Manejwala explores how and why our brain drives behavior, how to change the part of our brain that fuels our cravings, the warning signs that craving is evolving into addiction and why craving is the most difficult component of addiction.