Persistence U with Lizbeth

John Giordano on Why Never Giving Up on Ourselves is Especially Important in Substance Abuse Treatment

January 25, 2023 Lizbeth Meredith Season 3 Episode 104
Persistence U with Lizbeth
John Giordano on Why Never Giving Up on Ourselves is Especially Important in Substance Abuse Treatment
Show Notes

John Giordano is passionate about substance abuse treatment. With his personal history and ongoing education, he's given workshops around the world embracing holistic and unorthodox treatment methods. Today, he's an author and speaker. Connect with John at https://johnjgiordano.com/and find publications he's participated in or learned from 

You will learn:

* A simple definition of substance abuse is the willingness to continue to use despite knowing that their are adverse consequences.
*Gut health is critical  to manufacture dopamine and serotonin, our natural feel-good drugs, therefore effective treatment includes avoiding or reducing processed food and getting exercise.
* Untreated medical conditions can contribute to both mental health and substance abuse issues.

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