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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.


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.


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


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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.


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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The Struggle to Maintain

maint-pattern

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


On Its Way (or Already Here): Hash Oil

hash-oil

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


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.


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Clinician Blogs


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?


Language and Labeling

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It’s the stigma that creates the distinction, not the distinction that creates the stigma.


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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


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?


Language and Labeling

Mask with Bar code

It’s the stigma that creates the distinction, not the distinction that creates the stigma.



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Why They Quit

October 30, 2014 in How to Talk so an Addict Will Listen (families)

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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?

October 27, 2014 in Thinking About Addiction

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


The Struggle to Maintain

October 23, 2014 in Articles

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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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