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Insomnia: The Medication Dilemma

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Insomnia is at the top of the list of common problems for both active addicts and the newly recovering, and sleeping meds can pose risks.


Intrusive Thoughts

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In most cases, the intrusive thoughts associated with addiction (cravings, disturbing images, etc) go away during the course of recovery.


Not-So-Early Recovery

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But no matter how difficult a challenge or how great a triumph it is for us to get from there to here, life’s still going to keep throwing more problems at us.


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Families Blogs


Legalize Synthetics?

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As far as funds for prevention and treatment, we can look to our experience with problem gambling. Most states where gaming is legal have turned out to be pretty stingy.


Solid at the Core

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When you give in to panic, you find yourself with two problems rather than one: The thing that’s scaring you, and the fact that you’re panicky and can’t reason clearly.


The NFL’s Incentive to Addiction

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It’s not hard to see how the combination could result in retirees with serious, life threatening drug problems.


Resources


Insomnia: The Medication Dilemma

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Insomnia is at the top of the list of common problems for both active addicts and the newly recovering, and sleeping meds can pose risks.


Intrusive Thoughts

Brain reminder memory loss mental health medical concept of Dementia and Alzheimer's disease with the medical icon of an office note with a drawing as a shape of a human head pinned to a wall with a red thumb tack.

In most cases, the intrusive thoughts associated with addiction (cravings, disturbing images, etc) go away during the course of recovery.


Where Goals and Effectiveness Meet

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Experience tells us that almost all of the wide variety of treatment strategies and models are around because they work well for someone.


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Clinician Blogs


Legalize Synthetics?

Synth-MJ

As far as funds for prevention and treatment, we can look to our experience with problem gambling. Most states where gaming is legal have turned out to be pretty stingy.


Solid at the Core

DontPanic

When you give in to panic, you find yourself with two problems rather than one: The thing that’s scaring you, and the fact that you’re panicky and can’t reason clearly.


The NFL’s Incentive to Addiction

doctor dispensing medicine pills in cup_1

It’s not hard to see how the combination could result in retirees with serious, life threatening drug problems.


Resources


Creating a Culture of Customer Satisfaction, Part 3

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Most programs already review open and closed records, so it’s not that difficult to add indicators about the quality of written information.


Creating a Culture of Customer Satisfaction, Part 2

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If the program leadership values good communication, then the program staff will follow along.


The Colors of Serenity

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We were using the same kind of language to talk about it: Focusing, centering, in the moment, relaxing, stress-reducing, peaceful.


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Programs Blogs


Legalize Synthetics?

Synth-MJ

As far as funds for prevention and treatment, we can look to our experience with problem gambling. Most states where gaming is legal have turned out to be pretty stingy.


Creating a Culture of Customer Satisfaction, Part 1

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The traits we should be looking for may be missing from (or underemphasized in) the job description.


Customer Satisfaction: Group vs. Individual

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This is not about results. It’s about attention. Our clients want to feel as if somebody’s actually listening to them.



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Creating a Culture of Customer Satisfaction, Part 3

June 29, 2015 in Articles

A survey questionnaire for customer satisfaction with checkboxes

Most programs already review open and closed records, so it’s not that difficult to add indicators about the quality of written information.


Legalize Synthetics?

June 25, 2015 in Thinking About Addiction

Synth-MJ

As far as funds for prevention and treatment, we can look to our experience with problem gambling. Most states where gaming is legal have turned out to be pretty stingy.


Creating a Culture of Customer Satisfaction, Part 2

June 22, 2015 in Articles

A survey questionnaire for customer satisfaction with checkboxes

If the program leadership values good communication, then the program staff will follow along.


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