Virtual Reality Is Being Used to Treat Heroin Addiction (Video) – Prof. Patrick Bordnick


“Sometimes the only way to beat your demons is to face them, even if it’s in a simulated reality.

To help people overcome drug addiction, researchers at the University of Houston’s Graduate School of Social Work are building hyper-realistic virtual worlds to recreate situations that trigger cravings for nicotine, alcohol, weed, and now, hard drugs like heroin.”

By JORDAN PEARSON at Motherboard

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University of Houston Virtual Reality Clinical Research Lab – Prof Patrick Bordnick: