Google “TED talks,” click on the Sapling Foundation’s Technology, Entertainment and Design TED.com, and you instantly have hours of engaging, informative and entertaining talks by the world’s leading scientists, scholars, entertainers and politicians. Speakers have 8 to 18 minutes to enthrall you with a bit of information that can change the way you look at the world and yourself.
At Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment, we love the TED talks. They are a perfect way to take a minute each day and expand our minds and how we approach drug, addiction and rehab news and information.
Every day for the next week, we will post one or two of our TED talks, in no particular order, that relate (even roundaboutly) to drugs, addiction, and rehabilitation.
Helen Fisher looks at the drug of romantic love. What does her research show about drug addiction?
How does the way addicts are portrayed, talked about contributing to the stigma? Is the treatment community empowering addicts to be agents of change? Emily Levine's hilarious TED Talk points to helps make connections.
The third in our TED talk series look at Itay Talgam's analysis of music conductors, their leadership styles and the role that control plays in drug addiction treatment.
French artist JR was awarded the TED prize for his photography and filmmaking. We explore a bit of his work to talk about how spaces creativity allow for the honesty needed to heal from addiction.
Everyone wants to know the secret to success. Speaker Richard St. John interviewed over 500 successful people from all walks of life and here is what they said about what it takes to be successful.
How does choice impact addiction? Although it is the causes of drug addiction are heavily debate, how an addict's culture impacts choice could give more answers to why people choose to do drugs.
What are the stereotypes and restrictions we place on men throughout their lives? How does this impact their interactions with drugs? Desire to get help for their addiction? Ability to successfully recover? Tony Porter's TED Talk gives us some clues about men and addiction.