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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


Medical Marijuana: A Review

It may alter the nature of society’s challenges, and move them to other sectors of the economy, but I expect we’ll continue to have difficulties.


HIV Mini-Epidemic

It makes perfect sense to do something that’s been shown to be effective at limiting one very important adverse consequence to the individual and society


Hep C Outbreak

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I was reading about a dramatic increase in cases of Hepatitis C in Maine, a state that, like the rest of the Northeast, has been (continued…)


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Practice or Practitioner?

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The therapist’s faith in the approach appears to be more important than the approach itself.


Conflict in the Treatment Workplace

Unhealthy conflict among staff can ‘bleed’ over into patient care, and that’s never good.


Creating a Culture of Customer Satisfaction, Part 8

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The best way we’ve found to teach clarity in documentation (and that’s really the goal) is to use real-life examples and ask the group for feedback on the quality of each student’s progress note.


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Clinician Blogs


Medical Marijuana: A Review

It may alter the nature of society’s challenges, and move them to other sectors of the economy, but I expect we’ll continue to have difficulties.


HIV Mini-Epidemic

It makes perfect sense to do something that’s been shown to be effective at limiting one very important adverse consequence to the individual and society


Hep C Outbreak

Laboratory test, Hepatitis C, blood tubes on paper

I was reading about a dramatic increase in cases of Hepatitis C in Maine, a state that, like the rest of the Northeast, has been (continued…)


Resources


Practice or Practitioner?

iStock_000017036719Small

The therapist’s faith in the approach appears to be more important than the approach itself.


Conflict in the Treatment Workplace

Unhealthy conflict among staff can ‘bleed’ over into patient care, and that’s never good.


Creating a Culture of Customer Satisfaction, Part 8

A survey questionnaire for customer satisfaction with checkboxes

The best way we’ve found to teach clarity in documentation (and that’s really the goal) is to use real-life examples and ask the group for feedback on the quality of each student’s progress note.


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Programs Blogs


Medical Marijuana: A Review

It may alter the nature of society’s challenges, and move them to other sectors of the economy, but I expect we’ll continue to have difficulties.


HIV Mini-Epidemic

It makes perfect sense to do something that’s been shown to be effective at limiting one very important adverse consequence to the individual and society


Hep C Outbreak

Laboratory test, Hepatitis C, blood tubes on paper

I was reading about a dramatic increase in cases of Hepatitis C in Maine, a state that, like the rest of the Northeast, has been (continued…)



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Medical Marijuana: A Review

August 27, 2015 in Thinking About Addiction

It may alter the nature of society’s challenges, and move them to other sectors of the economy, but I expect we’ll continue to have difficulties.


HIV Mini-Epidemic

August 24, 2015 in Thinking About Addiction

It makes perfect sense to do something that’s been shown to be effective at limiting one very important adverse consequence to the individual and society


Hep C Outbreak

August 20, 2015 in Thinking About Addiction

Laboratory test, Hepatitis C, blood tubes on paper

I was reading about a dramatic increase in cases of Hepatitis C in Maine, a state that, like the rest of the Northeast, has been (continued…)


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