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Balancing Act

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It’s just an extremely effective way to establish a reasoned, rational sense of self that is unaffected by crisis and conflict.


Taking Action: Analyze Past Flaws

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Families often think it’s the addict or alcoholic’s emotions that need to be overcome to succeed. But in fact, we need to start by dealing with our own feelings.


Good Practice Over Bad Habit

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If you’re not fighting your own conscience, you feel better about yourself, and conflicts with others diminish, too.


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Families Blogs


More Politics of Pot

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The debate over marijuana is so polarized that any opposition to a candidate’s stand on the issue is likely to carry over to his or her future campaigns.


Tell Us What You Think, Part 3

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We need to find out how you use our site, what you like and don’t like, what you’d like to see more of…


Tell Us What You Think, Part 2

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We need to find out how you use our site, what you like and don’t like, what you’d like to see more of…


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Groups That Work: Climate

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When a group has been mired in the hostile or helpless mode, and breaks through into work, you’ll see an almost tangible change in tone.


Outcome vs. Impact

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Correlation is not, I repeat not, causation, but it has some value in itself.


Groups That Don’t Work pt 2

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We’ve never seen a group that works, right from its inception. Progress toward work usually involves struggle through one or more of these modes.


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Clinician Blogs


More Politics of Pot

Cannabis leaf on grunge background, shallow DOF.

The debate over marijuana is so polarized that any opposition to a candidate’s stand on the issue is likely to carry over to his or her future campaigns.


Tell Us What You Think, Part 3

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We need to find out how you use our site, what you like and don’t like, what you’d like to see more of…


Tell Us What You Think, Part 2

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We need to find out how you use our site, what you like and don’t like, what you’d like to see more of…


Resources


Outcome vs. Impact

Signpost with arms pointing to good, better, best

Correlation is not, I repeat not, causation, but it has some value in itself.


Lifestyle Balance Model for Recovery

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This is where ‘recovery work’ comes in, in the form of acquiring healthy strategies to successfully handle (i.e., without resorting to substance use) stressful situations and resulting emotions.


Ten Steps to a Strategic Plan

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“I don’t know why we bother. Hardly any of the stuff we predict ever comes to pass.”


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Programs Blogs


More Politics of Pot

Cannabis leaf on grunge background, shallow DOF.

The debate over marijuana is so polarized that any opposition to a candidate’s stand on the issue is likely to carry over to his or her future campaigns.


Tell Us What You Think, Part 3

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We need to find out how you use our site, what you like and don’t like, what you’d like to see more of…


Tell Us What You Think, Part 2

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We need to find out how you use our site, what you like and don’t like, what you’d like to see more of…



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More Politics of Pot

March 30, 2015 in Thinking About Addiction

Cannabis leaf on grunge background, shallow DOF.

The debate over marijuana is so polarized that any opposition to a candidate’s stand on the issue is likely to carry over to his or her future campaigns.


Tell Us What You Think, Part 3

March 26, 2015 in Thinking About Addiction

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We need to find out how you use our site, what you like and don’t like, what you’d like to see more of…


Groups That Work: Climate

March 23, 2015 in Articles

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When a group has been mired in the hostile or helpless mode, and breaks through into work, you’ll see an almost tangible change in tone.


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