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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.


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.


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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Families Blogs


In the News: A Truly Costly Epidemic

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


In the News: Big Pharma’s Addiction Profits

We watch and listen to Big Pharma execs on television and find ourselves thinking, are these guys so different from a street corner drug dealer?


Searching for a Substitute

If addiction really is a brain disorder based in complex adaptations to a substance, then who’s to say those adaptations won’t occur with a different drug?


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


In the News: A Truly Costly Epidemic

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


Depression Update

Patients with severe substance disorders may experience depression as a result of the cumulative effects of their substance use.


In the News: Big Pharma’s Addiction Profits

We watch and listen to Big Pharma execs on television and find ourselves thinking, are these guys so different from a street corner drug dealer?


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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Programs Blogs


In the News: A Truly Costly Epidemic

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


In the News: Big Pharma’s Addiction Profits

We watch and listen to Big Pharma execs on television and find ourselves thinking, are these guys so different from a street corner drug dealer?


Naltrexone versus Opioids

Not surprisingly, the vast majority of patients who drop out or otherwise leave maintenance programs return to heroin at rates of 80% or higher.



Newest Resources


In the News: A Truly Costly Epidemic

December 11, 2017 in Library, Thinking About Addiction

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


Depression Update

December 7, 2017 in How to Talk so an Addict Will Listen (clinicians)

Patients with severe substance disorders may experience depression as a result of the cumulative effects of their substance use.


In the News: Big Pharma’s Addiction Profits

December 4, 2017 in Thinking About Addiction

We watch and listen to Big Pharma execs on television and find ourselves thinking, are these guys so different from a street corner drug dealer?


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