Science of Addiction

Science of AddictionPsychotherapist Shannon O’Neill is an adjunct professor for the Masters level Social work/Mental Health Counseling Programs teaching “Science of Addiction” at Western Carolina University in North Carolina. She has been teaching this course since January 2013.

Science of Addiction Curriculum

The Science of Addiction course curriculum is based on the latest research on addiction as a brain disease whose etiology is rooted in epigenetic and neurological changes caused in the early childhood emotional environment.