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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.


Social


Families Blogs


Prison as a Strategy

The theory is that the more users we put in jail or prison, the fewer left out on the street. So why hasn’t that substantially reduced arrest and overdose statistics?


Functioning on Heroin?

They qualify for the diagnosis, but have not yet experienced the sort of problems that are usually required to motivate a serious attempt to abandon drug use.


Selling Pills

Maybe you’ll even suggest the medication. And the marketing team wants you to leave the doctor’s office with a prescription for that med.


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


Prison as a Strategy

The theory is that the more users we put in jail or prison, the fewer left out on the street. So why hasn’t that substantially reduced arrest and overdose statistics?


Functioning on Heroin?

They qualify for the diagnosis, but have not yet experienced the sort of problems that are usually required to motivate a serious attempt to abandon drug use.


Selling Pills

Maybe you’ll even suggest the medication. And the marketing team wants you to leave the doctor’s office with a prescription for that med.


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


Prison as a Strategy

The theory is that the more users we put in jail or prison, the fewer left out on the street. So why hasn’t that substantially reduced arrest and overdose statistics?


Selling Pills

Maybe you’ll even suggest the medication. And the marketing team wants you to leave the doctor’s office with a prescription for that med.


The Empire Strikes Back

I’ve been expecting a public relations counterattack on behalf of, and probably funded by, the pharmaceutical industry.



Newest Resources


Prison as a Strategy

April 19, 2018 in Thinking About Addiction

The theory is that the more users we put in jail or prison, the fewer left out on the street. So why hasn’t that substantially reduced arrest and overdose statistics?


Functioning on Heroin?

April 16, 2018 in How to Talk so an Addict Will Listen (families)

They qualify for the diagnosis, but have not yet experienced the sort of problems that are usually required to motivate a serious attempt to abandon drug use.


Selling Pills

April 12, 2018 in Thinking About Addiction

Maybe you’ll even suggest the medication. And the marketing team wants you to leave the doctor’s office with a prescription for that med.


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