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You Get Out What You Put In

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It’s a good question to put to a newcomer, in AA/NA or in therapy: “How much work are you willing to put into this process?”


How AA Works

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When I first got into counseling, I had this sneaky feeling that it couldn’t possibly be that simple.


Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption

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The author’s biggest issue is “himself.” He fought a constant battle for perfection, to show that he was as good as anyone else.


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Families Blogs


The Five Percent Meme

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People attend AA for a variety of reasons, in different stages of readiness, and with diverse objectives in mind.


Why They Quit

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By the time the family gets around to taking action, conditions in the addict’s life have already reached the point where there’s a certain incentive to change.


Spontaneous Remission?

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The experience of addiction routinely includes periods of reduced substance use, or abstinence.


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You Get Out What You Put In

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It’s a good question to put to a newcomer, in AA/NA or in therapy: “How much work are you willing to put into this process?”


The Power of Denial

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It’s an unconscious process. Not an exercise of will; more like a reflex.


The Struggle to Maintain

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For many, only age and health issues, or an unanticipated dip in that protective tolerance, were enough to finally motivate them to seek help.


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Clinician Blogs


The Five Percent Meme

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People attend AA for a variety of reasons, in different stages of readiness, and with diverse objectives in mind.


Spontaneous Remission?

Stars from hat

The experience of addiction routinely includes periods of reduced substance use, or abstinence.


Heroin in Vietnam

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Heroin is certainly an addictive substance, so why didn’t all the subjects continue using it?


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On Its Way (or Already Here): Hash Oil

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Its extra potency makes it attractive to someone looking to get high but tolerant to the effects of ordinary pot.


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.


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Programs Blogs


The Five Percent Meme

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People attend AA for a variety of reasons, in different stages of readiness, and with diverse objectives in mind.


Spontaneous Remission?

Stars from hat

The experience of addiction routinely includes periods of reduced substance use, or abstinence.


Heroin in Vietnam

viet-heroin

Heroin is certainly an addictive substance, so why didn’t all the subjects continue using it?



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You Get Out What You Put In

November 20, 2014 in Articles

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It’s a good question to put to a newcomer, in AA/NA or in therapy: “How much work are you willing to put into this process?”


How AA Works

November 17, 2014 in Articles

Slogans

When I first got into counseling, I had this sneaky feeling that it couldn’t possibly be that simple.


Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption

November 13, 2014 in Bookshelf

Broken-cover

The author’s biggest issue is “himself.” He fought a constant battle for perfection, to show that he was as good as anyone else.


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