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Groundbreaking book offers new approach to opioid epidemic
Paula Norris Mestayer's "Addiction: Dark Night of the Soul/NAD+: The Light of Hope" describes 20 years of natural addiction detox
By: Springfield Welllness Center
In her paradigm-shifting book, Addiction: Dark Night of the Soul/NAD+: the Light of Hope, Norris Mestayer shares clinical evidence that addiction is a brain disease—and that when the brain is treated it can heal. Further, she asks, "Why are we treating our opioid epidemic by substituting replacement opioids? There is a better way."
Her remarkable book explains—in laymen's terms—what is known thus far about why NAD+ is effective. It also shares the inspirational stories of people who have journeyed through addiction's "dark night of the soul" and found their way to health, wholeness, and freedom once again.
"Our nation faces an opiate addiction epidemic, and our primary response is the substitution of one addictive narcotic (methadone or Suboxone) for another," she says.
"Although these drugs can provide short-term addiction relief, the price is often a lifetime of chemical slavery to the substitute narcotic—with long-term debilitating health consequences.
"Why would this be our first line of addiction treatment when there is a natural, non-narcotic treatment that effectively—
Norris Mestayer is the founder of Springfield Wellness Center (http://www.springfieldwellnesscenter.com/
"Addiction: Dark Night of the Soul/NAD+ The Light of Hope" (https://www.springfieldwellnesscenter.com/
Dr. Louis Cataldie, addiction medicine specialist and author of 10,000 Addicts Later, says "NAD+ is changing the standard of care for addiction treatment—and Paula Norris Mestayer has more experience using NAD to help addicts than any other provider in our industry. Her contribution to the field of addiction medicine is huge."
Paula Norris Mestayer, M.Ed., LPC, FAPA, is the founder of Springfield Wellness Center (http://www.springfieldwellnesscenter.com/)
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