July 24, Alex Zaphiris, MD, MS: The New Face of Opiate Addiction – Emotional Pro

July 24th, 2014

Alex ZapharisThe new face of heroin addiction is young, white and suburban, according to a recent study in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. Alex Zaphiris, MD, MS, a San Francisco medical doctor who specializes in opiate recovery, says this study mirrors her experience.  Heroin is cheaper but dosage is uncertain compared to pills, which puts people at increased risk of overdose.” Dr. Zaphiris has an innovative approach for helping people who are struggling with opiate use. She utilizes the latest science to teach patients how their brains are different, and how to heal them by incorporating critical nutritional and brain chemistry components. “This mind/body approach features cutting edge integrative medicine so that people with opiate addiction can understand what’s going on physiologically, and what their minds and bodies need for sustained recovery,” explains Dr. Zaphiris. Heroin abuse has been moving to the suburbs….we all need to know about it, and about what to do. Please join me for this show.

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