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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


The Search for Better Pain Remedies

When the push to use more opioids for pain began, we kept hearing that there were 100 million chronic pain patients in the United States, most of whom were untreated (or undertreated).


Notes From the Epidemic

We should anticipate that many patients with opioid disorders will also be in treatment for some chronic medical disorder.


“Research Says…”

It’s also possible for one study to validate a viewpoint and another study to validate a contradictory view.


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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


The Search for Better Pain Remedies

When the push to use more opioids for pain began, we kept hearing that there were 100 million chronic pain patients in the United States, most of whom were untreated (or undertreated).


Notes From the Epidemic

We should anticipate that many patients with opioid disorders will also be in treatment for some chronic medical disorder.


“Research Says…”

It’s also possible for one study to validate a viewpoint and another study to validate a contradictory view.


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.


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Programs Blogs


The Search for Better Pain Remedies

When the push to use more opioids for pain began, we kept hearing that there were 100 million chronic pain patients in the United States, most of whom were untreated (or undertreated).


Notes From the Epidemic

We should anticipate that many patients with opioid disorders will also be in treatment for some chronic medical disorder.


“Research Says…”

It’s also possible for one study to validate a viewpoint and another study to validate a contradictory view.



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The Search for Better Pain Remedies

August 17, 2017 in Thinking About Addiction

When the push to use more opioids for pain began, we kept hearing that there were 100 million chronic pain patients in the United States, most of whom were untreated (or undertreated).


Notes From the Epidemic

August 14, 2017 in Thinking About Addiction

We should anticipate that many patients with opioid disorders will also be in treatment for some chronic medical disorder.


“Research Says…”

August 10, 2017 in Thinking About Addiction

It’s also possible for one study to validate a viewpoint and another study to validate a contradictory view.


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