Resources


The Advice Trap

There are folks who make the rounds, getting the same advice over and over, and never putting it into action.


Running for Recovery

It’s difficult to gab or text with your friends or play Candy Crush while you’re struggling to assume the yoga position.


The Journey of the Heroic Parent

Before trying to change behavior, we would be best served to listen to what their behavior is trying to teach us.


Social


Families Blogs


Sober at the Wedding

What do you intend to prove, anyway, and to whom? That you can stay sober, or that you can drink again?


Vaping Disease

We already know there’s a strong business link between vaping and Big Tobacco.


Control- And the Loss of It

In addictions, a compulsion is usually expressed as a powerful, perhaps even overwhelming urge to continue gambling, drinking, whatever.


Resources


Trauma and Memory

In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.


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


Vaping Disease

We already know there’s a strong business link between vaping and Big Tobacco.


Control- And the Loss of It

In addictions, a compulsion is usually expressed as a powerful, perhaps even overwhelming urge to continue gambling, drinking, whatever.


“The War On…”

Soon enough we’ll be hearing calls from the public for evidence of victory, and how will we answer?


Resources


Trauma and Memory

In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.


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


Bad Boards

I ask myself if this Board, as presently constituted, is capable of taking the organization to that level of success.


Vaping Disease

We already know there’s a strong business link between vaping and Big Tobacco.


“The War On…”

Soon enough we’ll be hearing calls from the public for evidence of victory, and how will we answer?



Newest Resources


Bad Boards

September 19, 2019 in Programs, Tips for Treatment Programs

I ask myself if this Board, as presently constituted, is capable of taking the organization to that level of success.


Tricky Opioid Payouts

September 16, 2019 in In the News, Thinking About Addiction

I’m no lawyer, but it makes me think of robbing a bank and returning 20% of the spoils to avoid jail.


Sober at the Wedding

September 12, 2019 in How to Talk so Someone With Addiction Will Listen (families), People in Recovery

What do you intend to prove, anyway, and to whom? That you can stay sober, or that you can drink again?


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