Judy started drinking and using other drugs around age 13. Ten years later she'd been kicked out of three schools, was homeless, had contracted Hepatitis C from sharing dirty needles and had lost the respect of everyone, including herself. Faced with the choice between an early grave and abstinence, she thought curing her disease would be a way out, and got into recovery in 1986. Since then, her career has combined teaching students about the brain and studying the causes and consequences of drug addiction. Judy recently wrote a book for a lay audience synthesizing these endeavors entitled, Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction.
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Resources from this meeting:
Never Enough: the neuroscience and experience of addiction
Big Book of AA
Outro music is “Standing Still” by Cory Ellsworth and Randy Kartchner, performed by Mike Eldred and Elizabeth Wolfe. This song, and/or the entire soundtrack for the future Broadway musical, “Crosses: A Musical of Hope”, can be purchased here: https://amzn.to/3RIjKXs This song is used with the express permission of Cory Ellsworth.