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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


Five Amazing Life Lessons Recovery Taught Me

Ralph nailed it. He’s right- what’s in the past and what’s in our future is nothing compared to what is ultimately inside us.


In the News: Spit in the Ocean

But it quickly becomes clear that the powers that be within the land are far more interested in fighting and squabbling among themselves over political power and riches, than in addressing this existential horror. 


In the News: The Fentanyl Factor

That’s the thing about illicit drug use– no quality control, or truth in advertising.


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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


In the News: Spit in the Ocean

But it quickly becomes clear that the powers that be within the land are far more interested in fighting and squabbling among themselves over political power and riches, than in addressing this existential horror. 


Cannabis Treatment

…we should be looking at modifying our historical approach to the addicted cannabis client, away from emphasis on legal consequences and mandated compliance, and towards a more patient-centered model.


In the News: The Fentanyl Factor

That’s the thing about illicit drug use– no quality control, or truth in advertising.


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


In the News: Spit in the Ocean

But it quickly becomes clear that the powers that be within the land are far more interested in fighting and squabbling among themselves over political power and riches, than in addressing this existential horror. 


Cannabis Treatment

…we should be looking at modifying our historical approach to the addicted cannabis client, away from emphasis on legal consequences and mandated compliance, and towards a more patient-centered model.


In the News: The Fentanyl Factor

That’s the thing about illicit drug use– no quality control, or truth in advertising.



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Five Amazing Life Lessons Recovery Taught Me

July 20, 2017 in How to Talk so an Addict Will Listen (families)

Ralph nailed it. He’s right- what’s in the past and what’s in our future is nothing compared to what is ultimately inside us.


In the News: Spit in the Ocean

July 17, 2017 in Thinking About Addiction

But it quickly becomes clear that the powers that be within the land are far more interested in fighting and squabbling among themselves over political power and riches, than in addressing this existential horror. 


Cannabis Treatment

July 13, 2017 in Tips for Treatment Programs

…we should be looking at modifying our historical approach to the addicted cannabis client, away from emphasis on legal consequences and mandated compliance, and towards a more patient-centered model.


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