Gabor Mate on addictions

published 11 years ago by TVO

Drawing on his experience with drug addicted patients from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, Dr. Gabor Mate discusses how the medical and legal systems are failing in the so called "war on drugs". Dr. Mate reads from his fourth book, "In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction", and suggests ways in which society's approach to dealing with drugs and drug addicts could be improved.

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