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Why Addiction is a Family Disease

Partners of addicted people may have difficulty leaving or setting boundaries because they do not wish to be rejected or hated by their partner.


Stop Thinking Like That

Nine months ago I was rummaging through your garbage for 5¢ cans. Today I am an author.


In the News: A Truly Costly Epidemic

In this most recent example, the funds aren’t there. No new money attached.


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Families Blogs


The Study of Pain

The goal is to eventually develop an objective scale by which pain can be measured not by self-report, but by neuroimaging.


Simon Pegg’s Story

As control erodes, the drinker redoubles efforts to regain it. Some resort to “white-knuckle” abstinence, giving up alcohol for a while, just to prove to themselves or someone else that they can.


In the News: Blue Light Special

As the article points out, it’s possible to make use of the flashlight on your cellphone for the necessary illumination.


Resources


In the News: A Truly Costly Epidemic

In this most recent example, the funds aren’t there. No new money attached.


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.


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Clinician Blogs


The Study of Pain

The goal is to eventually develop an objective scale by which pain can be measured not by self-report, but by neuroimaging.


In the News: Blue Light Special

As the article points out, it’s possible to make use of the flashlight on your cellphone for the necessary illumination.


Worldwide Epidemic

Once such substances get a foothold in a region, they’re extremely hard to eradicate.


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In the News: A Truly Costly Epidemic

In this most recent example, the funds aren’t there. No new money attached.


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.


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Programs Blogs


Recovery at Work

Do what you promised, regardless of employee or the job they hold. Fairness is important, and fairness is a perception.


The Study of Pain

The goal is to eventually develop an objective scale by which pain can be measured not by self-report, but by neuroimaging.


In the News: Blue Light Special

As the article points out, it’s possible to make use of the flashlight on your cellphone for the necessary illumination.



Newest Resources


Recovery at Work

August 20, 2018 in Tips for Treatment Programs

Do what you promised, regardless of employee or the job they hold. Fairness is important, and fairness is a perception.


The Study of Pain

August 16, 2018 in Thinking About Addiction

The goal is to eventually develop an objective scale by which pain can be measured not by self-report, but by neuroimaging.


Simon Pegg’s Story

August 13, 2018 in How to Talk so Someone With Addiction Will Listen (families)

As control erodes, the drinker redoubles efforts to regain it. Some resort to “white-knuckle” abstinence, giving up alcohol for a while, just to prove to themselves or someone else that they can.


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