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My Life in Recovery

They soon realize they need to learn how to stay sober, while also repairing relationships, restoring health, and picking up the pieces of a career.


“S/he Did it AGAIN?” Repeat DUI Offenders

A criminal defense attorney complained to me that his clients didn’t begin to take things seriously until the second or even third offense.


Perception or Deception?

The addicted brain is unable to accurately evaluate the situation.


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Families Blogs


In the News: Border Walls?

Battling an epidemic requires considerable cross-state cooperation and coordination– something that’s never easy, even with strong Federal support.


Medical Cannabis Laws and Addiction

Substance Use Disorders don’t appear overnight. People who develop them may use for months or years or even decades before they seek help.


Drug Sniffing Parents

…actually more of an issue now than in the 80’s, because of the presence of super-powerful opioids like fentanyl or carfentanil, and the growing risk of unintended overdose.


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Crime- the Lifestyle

Young man wearing handcuffs, sitting back againts a wall, looking angry.

That’s why drug treatment may reduce crime, but doesn’t always eliminate it.


Mandated vs. Voluntary Treatment

I suspect that the methodology for measuring success was far too narrow. Focused entirely on crime, they missed a host of other gains from participation in treatment.


My Life in Recovery

They soon realize they need to learn how to stay sober, while also repairing relationships, restoring health, and picking up the pieces of a career.


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Clinician Blogs


In the News: Border Walls?

Battling an epidemic requires considerable cross-state cooperation and coordination– something that’s never easy, even with strong Federal support.


Medical Cannabis Laws and Addiction

Substance Use Disorders don’t appear overnight. People who develop them may use for months or years or even decades before they seek help.


Is it Recovery Yet?

It may seem to the individual as if it happens by itself– the result of an autopilot, set to return home.


Resources


Crime- the Lifestyle

Young man wearing handcuffs, sitting back againts a wall, looking angry.

That’s why drug treatment may reduce crime, but doesn’t always eliminate it.


Mandated vs. Voluntary Treatment

I suspect that the methodology for measuring success was far too narrow. Focused entirely on crime, they missed a host of other gains from participation in treatment.


“S/he Did it AGAIN?” Repeat DUI Offenders

A criminal defense attorney complained to me that his clients didn’t begin to take things seriously until the second or even third offense.


Social


Programs Blogs


In the News: Border Walls?

Battling an epidemic requires considerable cross-state cooperation and coordination– something that’s never easy, even with strong Federal support.


Compliance via Coercion

“You don’t see much motivation or insight. But I guess that’s why they have to be compelled in the first place, right?”


Medical Cannabis Laws and Addiction

Substance Use Disorders don’t appear overnight. People who develop them may use for months or years or even decades before they seek help.



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In the News: Border Walls?

May 29, 2017 in Thinking About Addiction

Battling an epidemic requires considerable cross-state cooperation and coordination– something that’s never easy, even with strong Federal support.


Compliance via Coercion

May 25, 2017 in Tips for Treatment Programs

“You don’t see much motivation or insight. But I guess that’s why they have to be compelled in the first place, right?”


Medical Cannabis Laws and Addiction

May 22, 2017 in Thinking About Addiction

Substance Use Disorders don’t appear overnight. People who develop them may use for months or years or even decades before they seek help.


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