A primer of the brain pathways and neurochemistry of addiction. Learn about the pain and pleasure areas of the limbic / reward / stress pathways of the brain.
Understand how the neuro-chemicals, dopamine, serotonin and endorphin, all contribute to general mood stabilization to psychiatric disorders to addiction.
Learn how all substance and behavioral addictions work; this will help to understand how / why the tools of recovery work. Learn why will power is not enough to quell addiction – but connection to others can be.