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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.


Relapse is Not Failure

I felt detached from life and the people around me. I felt like a failure, but I had no other choice but to get back on my feet and try again.


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Families Blogs


The NIH, Corporate Sponsors, and Research

So if some enterprising MD or PhD were to show with a proposal for research designed to prove that drinking has definite health benefits, the industry will throw money at it.


Recovery Reality

“All my friends drink,” someone says. There’s a reason for that.


In the News: Opioid Windfall

It does seem ironic that the industry most responsible for the creation and continuation of our current opioid epidemic could also be the main beneficiary of this next wave of treatment funding.


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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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Clinician Blogs


The NIH, Corporate Sponsors, and Research

So if some enterprising MD or PhD were to show with a proposal for research designed to prove that drinking has definite health benefits, the industry will throw money at it.


In the News: Opioid Windfall

It does seem ironic that the industry most responsible for the creation and continuation of our current opioid epidemic could also be the main beneficiary of this next wave of treatment funding.


The Vaping Dilemma

From a seller’s viewpoint, no customer is more desirable than someone who is actually dependent on their product.


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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.


Social


Programs Blogs


The NIH, Corporate Sponsors, and Research

So if some enterprising MD or PhD were to show with a proposal for research designed to prove that drinking has definite health benefits, the industry will throw money at it.


In the News: Opioid Windfall

It does seem ironic that the industry most responsible for the creation and continuation of our current opioid epidemic could also be the main beneficiary of this next wave of treatment funding.


The Vaping Dilemma

From a seller’s viewpoint, no customer is more desirable than someone who is actually dependent on their product.



Newest Resources


The NIH, Corporate Sponsors, and Research

July 16, 2018 in Thinking About Addiction

So if some enterprising MD or PhD were to show with a proposal for research designed to prove that drinking has definite health benefits, the industry will throw money at it.


Recovery Reality

July 12, 2018 in How to Talk so Someone With Addiction Will Listen (families)

“All my friends drink,” someone says. There’s a reason for that.


In the News: Opioid Windfall

July 9, 2018 in Thinking About Addiction

It does seem ironic that the industry most responsible for the creation and continuation of our current opioid epidemic could also be the main beneficiary of this next wave of treatment funding.


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