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New Life, New You, New Job

Rebuilding trust is no easy feat but if you have a friend or family member willing to let you crash on the couch, you will have to do just that temporarily.


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.


Social


Families Blogs


The Pain Patients’ Dilemma

In the past, we’ve flung opioids at the problem, and haven’t developed alternatives.


In the News: Merchant Princes

…tolerable when we’re talking about window fasteners or computer mice but surely not when the product in question directly affects our health or even our survival.


Social Drinking? Problem Drinking?

Her definition of social drinking was any alcohol consumed in the company of other human beings.


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 Pain Patients’ Dilemma

In the past, we’ve flung opioids at the problem, and haven’t developed alternatives.


In the News: Merchant Princes

…tolerable when we’re talking about window fasteners or computer mice but surely not when the product in question directly affects our health or even our survival.


Social Drinking? Problem Drinking?

Her definition of social drinking was any alcohol consumed in the company of other human beings.


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.


Social


Programs Blogs


The Pain Patients’ Dilemma

In the past, we’ve flung opioids at the problem, and haven’t developed alternatives.


In the News: Merchant Princes

…tolerable when we’re talking about window fasteners or computer mice but surely not when the product in question directly affects our health or even our survival.


Social Drinking? Problem Drinking?

Her definition of social drinking was any alcohol consumed in the company of other human beings.



Newest Resources


The Pain Patients’ Dilemma

October 18, 2018 in Thinking About Addiction

In the past, we’ve flung opioids at the problem, and haven’t developed alternatives.


In the News: Merchant Princes

October 15, 2018 in Thinking About Addiction

…tolerable when we’re talking about window fasteners or computer mice but surely not when the product in question directly affects our health or even our survival.


Social Drinking? Problem Drinking?

October 11, 2018 in Thinking About Addiction

Her definition of social drinking was any alcohol consumed in the company of other human beings.


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