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Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

Dreamland

Instead of sleazy criminals and foreign warlords, the misuse was initially at the hands of trained physicians, with the confidence of medical authorities.


Recovery at Christmas

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Having an escape plan or a back-up excuse should you need to leave a stressful situation quickly can also be very helpful.


The Intervention Tipping Point

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The terms of agreement that emerge from an intervention must be the right terms, likely to result in success and amenable to all parties.


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Families Blogs


What My Treatment Center Did Right

What My Treatment Center Did Right

Treatment is a formative time for a recovering addict—the ideas that seem to save us end up staying with us.


Acid Reflux… er, Redux

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Something about this class of drugs appears to turn some scientists into the equivalent of helpless fanboys.


In the News: Drug Epidemics and Confusing the Issues

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Epidemics do tend to end at some point, but they leave considerable destruction in their wake.


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Drug Seeking in the ER

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It becomes easier to dash off a prescription for Oxy than to argue with a determined patient.


Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

Dreamland

Instead of sleazy criminals and foreign warlords, the misuse was initially at the hands of trained physicians, with the confidence of medical authorities.


Opioid Medication Therapy and Continued Use

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Everyone acknowledges the problem but accurate tracking seems to be a challenge.


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Clinician Blogs


Acid Reflux… er, Redux

acid

Something about this class of drugs appears to turn some scientists into the equivalent of helpless fanboys.


In the News: Drug Epidemics and Confusing the Issues

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Epidemics do tend to end at some point, but they leave considerable destruction in their wake.


Heroin Commercial

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Heroin was a product of the Bayer Company of Germany, marketed as a preferred alternative to morphine– stronger, and thought to be safer


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Hackmail! Protect Your Patient Data

Computer crime concept.

Once in the system, a hacker can easily move from one area to another– accessing PHI on many other patients.


Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

Dreamland

Instead of sleazy criminals and foreign warlords, the misuse was initially at the hands of trained physicians, with the confidence of medical authorities.


Opioid Medication Therapy and Continued Use

pill_safe

Everyone acknowledges the problem but accurate tracking seems to be a challenge.


Social


Programs Blogs


Acid Reflux… er, Redux

acid

Something about this class of drugs appears to turn some scientists into the equivalent of helpless fanboys.


In the News: Drug Epidemics and Confusing the Issues

iStock_000056296380_Medium

Epidemics do tend to end at some point, but they leave considerable destruction in their wake.


Heroin Commercial

SNL-video

Heroin was a product of the Bayer Company of Germany, marketed as a preferred alternative to morphine– stronger, and thought to be safer



Newest Resources


What My Treatment Center Did Right

May 5, 2016 in How to Talk so an Addict Will Listen (families)

What My Treatment Center Did Right

Treatment is a formative time for a recovering addict—the ideas that seem to save us end up staying with us.


Acid Reflux… er, Redux

May 2, 2016 in Thinking About Addiction

acid

Something about this class of drugs appears to turn some scientists into the equivalent of helpless fanboys.


In the News: Drug Epidemics and Confusing the Issues

April 28, 2016 in Thinking About Addiction

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Epidemics do tend to end at some point, but they leave considerable destruction in their wake.


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