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  • Recovery from opioid addiction: What research says about role of steady employment

    Burlington Free Press - Kenneth Silverman, a professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, has developed an experimental therapeutic workplace that offers paid employment to poor, unemployed people with opioid dependencies and other substance use disorders — with the understanding that the researchers will be studying them. “We’re studying access to paid work as reinforcer or incentive to abstinence,” Silverman explained.

  • Music heals all ages

    Reading Eagle - Johns Hopkins Medicine suggests listening to music does the same thing for a brain as going to the gym does for a body. The third-ranked hospital in the nation cites research that shows listening to music can reduce pain, anxiety and blood pressure as well as improve mood and memory.


2019 Science Writers' Boot Camp
Mysteries of the Mind - Understanding Mental Health and Addiction
Monday, June 10, 2019
The National Press Club, Washington, D.C.