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The Neuroscience of Meditation, and the Virtues of Shutting Up

Departmental News

Posted:  Aug 10, 2015 - 09:00am

The work of Dr. Katie Witkiewitz and her colleagues was recently cited in the Newsweek magazine story: The Neuroscience of Meditation, and the Virtues of Shutting Up.  Those interested in seeking mindfulness meditation as a treatment for alcohol use disorder should contact the @UNM Alcohol Specialty Clinic at  (505) 277-5165.  Mindfulness meditation treatment groups and individual treatment using the mindfulness meditation techniques described in the Newsweek story are currently being offered for low-cost on a sliding scale.