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Marijuana in Relapse

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If you’ve been down that road, making repeated attempts to control use or to stop and stay stopped, only to fall fall flat, you should eventually realize that what works for others just doesn’t work for you


Do You Know What (Drugs) Your Kids Are Doing?

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It is vital that your teen feels able to talk to you about drugs; if they are using but are afraid of the consequences of telling you it will only lead to more deception.


Choosing Your Rehab: 4 Success Factors

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A shorter stay is cheaper and less disruptive to your life, but 90 day programs give you more time to master the skills of recovery.


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The Marijuana Debate

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If you managed to turn 18 without at least some experimentation, people will assume there’s something wrong with you.


Call the Intervention Pro?

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if some members of your team have become hesitant, mired in doubt, lost their motivation– then you want the professional with you.


Addiction Treatment via US Healthcare System: The Downside

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The reality is that if we’d had to rely solely on the healthcare system, a lot of people who are in recovery today would simply never have made it.


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Case Study: Medical Pot

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Alcoholics have never had much success giving up drinking while using some other sedative. Often it results in a problem with the second substance.


Professionally Suspicious: Clinicians & Recovery Fellowships

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You might as well write ‘I don’t want you to go to AA’ in big letters on the wall behind the therapist’s chair. It’s about that obvious.


Introducing Newcomers to 12-Step Fellowship

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AA and NA weren’t designed by professionals and they do not operate like professionally-developed behavioral therapy programs.


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The Marijuana Debate

Cannabis leaf on grunge background, shallow DOF.

If you managed to turn 18 without at least some experimentation, people will assume there’s something wrong with you.


Addiction Treatment via US Healthcare System: The Downside

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The reality is that if we’d had to rely solely on the healthcare system, a lot of people who are in recovery today would simply never have made it.


Stigma in the Bigger Picture

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This is the sort of reasoning that leads unthinking legislators to chop funds for substance abuse services whenever there’s a budget shortfall on the horizon. It’s not based on return on investment from treatment, which research demonstrates is phenomenal.


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Documenting Supervision

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Busy professionals, though, may rely on “taking notes,” and doing the more formal documentation “later, when there’s time.”


Professional Development Plan

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Clinicians who improve their skills produce better outcomes for the client.


Prescription ProTips for Physicians

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Is there a disparity between what you can observe and what the patient reports?


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The Marijuana Debate

Cannabis leaf on grunge background, shallow DOF.

If you managed to turn 18 without at least some experimentation, people will assume there’s something wrong with you.


Addiction Treatment via US Healthcare System: The Downside

Waiting room and reception desk

The reality is that if we’d had to rely solely on the healthcare system, a lot of people who are in recovery today would simply never have made it.


Stigma in the Bigger Picture

rotten apple

This is the sort of reasoning that leads unthinking legislators to chop funds for substance abuse services whenever there’s a budget shortfall on the horizon. It’s not based on return on investment from treatment, which research demonstrates is phenomenal.



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The Marijuana Debate

August 25, 2014 in Thinking About Addiction

Cannabis leaf on grunge background, shallow DOF.

If you managed to turn 18 without at least some experimentation, people will assume there’s something wrong with you.


Call the Intervention Pro?

August 21, 2014 in How to Talk so an Addict Will Listen (families)

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if some members of your team have become hesitant, mired in doubt, lost their motivation– then you want the professional with you.


Marijuana in Relapse

August 18, 2014 in Articles

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If you’ve been down that road, making repeated attempts to control use or to stop and stay stopped, only to fall fall flat, you should eventually realize that what works for others just doesn’t work for you


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