January 26, 2011 – Hour 1

The United States has a huge appetite for drugs.  While we have about 5% of the world's population, we use about 66% of the world's illegal drugs.

The United States has a huge appetite for drugs.  While we have about 5% of the world’s population, we use about 66% of the world’s illegal drugs.

Woody Curry, recovering addict and program director of a drug treatment center called the Baltimore Station, joins us this hour, to discuss some new findings about what addiction does to the brain, and why many treatment programs are ineffective.

 

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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