Grieving Out Loud with Angela Kennecke

New research points to addiction as a disability, not a disease

Is addiction a disease or a disability, and why does it matter?

Dr. John T. Maier, a distinguished researcher, therapist, and philosopher, is writing a groundbreaking book championing the concept of addiction as a disability rather than a disease. In this enlightening episode of Grieving Out Loud, we delve into Maier’s perspective and explore why this distinction holds such significance. We hope that this episode has left you feeling more informed and empowered, ready to make a positive impact in today’s world.

Dr. John T. Maier would like to hear from people struggling with substance use disorder about how they think it should be classified. Don’t hesitate to contact him by email or on Twitter.