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The Advice Trap

There are folks who make the rounds, getting the same advice over and over, and never putting it into action.


Running for Recovery

It’s difficult to gab or text with your friends or play Candy Crush while you’re struggling to assume the yoga position.


The Journey of the Heroic Parent

Before trying to change behavior, we would be best served to listen to what their behavior is trying to teach us.


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Families Blogs


Prohibition Paradox

Alcohol still gets credit for close to 90,000 deaths every year– more than other drugs, even in the middle of an epidemic.


Secondhand Drinking

It can be flagrant or subtle, but damage it will be. Sadly, the drinker is usually the last one to become aware of it. In fact, many never do.


Mission Not Accomplished

It’s a real challenge for the folks on the ground to fit their reality into the prescribed format of a Federal grant.


Resources


Trauma and Memory

In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.


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.


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Clinician Blogs


Prohibition Paradox

Alcohol still gets credit for close to 90,000 deaths every year– more than other drugs, even in the middle of an epidemic.


Mission Not Accomplished

It’s a real challenge for the folks on the ground to fit their reality into the prescribed format of a Federal grant.


Esketamine Second Thoughts

The first trials did not demonstrate effectiveness beyond placebo. So the FDA allowed a third trial which apparently did, at least a little.


Resources


Trauma and Memory

In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.


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.


Social


Programs Blogs


Prohibition Paradox

Alcohol still gets credit for close to 90,000 deaths every year– more than other drugs, even in the middle of an epidemic.


Mission Not Accomplished

It’s a real challenge for the folks on the ground to fit their reality into the prescribed format of a Federal grant.


Esketamine Second Thoughts

The first trials did not demonstrate effectiveness beyond placebo. So the FDA allowed a third trial which apparently did, at least a little.



Newest Resources


Prohibition Paradox

July 15, 2019 in Thinking About Addiction

Alcohol still gets credit for close to 90,000 deaths every year– more than other drugs, even in the middle of an epidemic.


Secondhand Drinking

July 11, 2019 in How to Talk so Someone With Addiction Will Listen (families)

It can be flagrant or subtle, but damage it will be. Sadly, the drinker is usually the last one to become aware of it. In fact, many never do.


Mission Not Accomplished

July 8, 2019 in Thinking About Addiction

It’s a real challenge for the folks on the ground to fit their reality into the prescribed format of a Federal grant.


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