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The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease, Canadian Harm Reduction Network

Toronto, Ontario
October 22, 2015

1:00 p.m.
College Street United Church, 452 College Street (at Bathurst)

"Marc Lewis quit using opiates at age 30.  In his 2011 book Memoirs of an Addicted Brain: A Neuroscientist Examines his Former Life on Drugs, Lewis used himself as a case study of substance abuse on effects of various drugs on the human brain and the progress of his addiction.  His new book, The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease, is a collection of other people’s personal stories, which serve as platforms to describe addiction - and being able to overcome it - in the context of brain science.  By shaking up the established “disease model” of addiction with his research and theories, Lewis is sure to stir up a lot of controversy with his book, among both general public and scientific communities." Jowita Bydlowska, Toronto Star

Free! Everyone is welcome!

Limited copies of Dr. Lewis’s book available for the special price $25! (cash only; retail price is $32)

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