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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.


“S/he Did it AGAIN?” Repeat DUI Offenders

A criminal defense attorney complained to me that his clients didn’t begin to take things seriously until the second or even third offense.


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Families Blogs


Pharmacology to the Rescue?

As the old chief says in the movie Little Big Man: “Sometimes the magic works, sometimes it doesn’t.”


Birth of an Epidemic

We don’t have the option of simply forgoing the use of opioids in medicine because, frankly, we don’t have a viable alternative.


In the News: Stoned Driving

So where does that leave us? Without a standard.


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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.


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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Clinician Blogs


Pharmacology to the Rescue?

As the old chief says in the movie Little Big Man: “Sometimes the magic works, sometimes it doesn’t.”


Birth of an Epidemic

We don’t have the option of simply forgoing the use of opioids in medicine because, frankly, we don’t have a viable alternative.


Compliance via Incentives

An important step that programs often skip: the collection of baseline data. Improvements are often incremental, and if you don’t know exactly where you started, it’s easy to miss them.


Resources


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.


“S/he Did it AGAIN?” Repeat DUI Offenders

A criminal defense attorney complained to me that his clients didn’t begin to take things seriously until the second or even third offense.


Social


Programs Blogs


Pharmacology to the Rescue?

As the old chief says in the movie Little Big Man: “Sometimes the magic works, sometimes it doesn’t.”


Birth of an Epidemic

We don’t have the option of simply forgoing the use of opioids in medicine because, frankly, we don’t have a viable alternative.


Compliance via Incentives

An important step that programs often skip: the collection of baseline data. Improvements are often incremental, and if you don’t know exactly where you started, it’s easy to miss them.



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Pharmacology to the Rescue?

June 26, 2017 in Thinking About Addiction

As the old chief says in the movie Little Big Man: “Sometimes the magic works, sometimes it doesn’t.”


Relapse is Not Failure

June 22, 2017 in Articles, Library

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.


Birth of an Epidemic

June 19, 2017 in Thinking About Addiction

We don’t have the option of simply forgoing the use of opioids in medicine because, frankly, we don’t have a viable alternative.


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