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“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.


Perception or Deception?

The addicted brain is unable to accurately evaluate the situation.


The View Depends on Where You Stand

This isn’t a problem a physician can deal with comfortably in the context of a 12-15 minute office visit.


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Families Blogs


Borders and Drugs

If we ever were able to “seal” the borders, what would prevent some entrepreneur from setting up his own domestic operation?


Stigma Behind the Stethoscope

There’s no shortage of stories among nurses and doctors about a friend or family member who went through treatment and relapsed, perhaps many times.


A Little Politicking

Don’t forget that relatively few Americans vote in local elections. That may be a disgrace, but it also means that advocacy by a committed few can have the greatest impact.


Resources


“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.


A Place for Placebo?

Might be that clinicians can teach patients to activate their own body’s placebo response, in order to feel better.


Diagnosing Cannabis Use Disorder: Updated

It certainly makes sense that if you suffer from a major mental illness, you should stay away from pot.


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Clinician Blogs


Borders and Drugs

If we ever were able to “seal” the borders, what would prevent some entrepreneur from setting up his own domestic operation?


Stigma Behind the Stethoscope

There’s no shortage of stories among nurses and doctors about a friend or family member who went through treatment and relapsed, perhaps many times.


In the News: The Human Element

A doc who’s watching the clock is far less likely to expend valuable time chatting with a patient.


Resources


“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.


A Place for Placebo?

Might be that clinicians can teach patients to activate their own body’s placebo response, in order to feel better.


Affordable

As a rule, the more services that are provided through the program itself, rather than by referral out, the better the quality of case management, and the higher the rate of retention in treatment.


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Programs Blogs


Borders and Drugs

If we ever were able to “seal” the borders, what would prevent some entrepreneur from setting up his own domestic operation?


Stigma Behind the Stethoscope

There’s no shortage of stories among nurses and doctors about a friend or family member who went through treatment and relapsed, perhaps many times.


A Little Politicking

Don’t forget that relatively few Americans vote in local elections. That may be a disgrace, but it also means that advocacy by a committed few can have the greatest impact.



Newest Resources


Borders and Drugs

February 16, 2017 in Thinking About Addiction

If we ever were able to “seal” the borders, what would prevent some entrepreneur from setting up his own domestic operation?


Stigma Behind the Stethoscope

February 13, 2017 in Thinking About Addiction

There’s no shortage of stories among nurses and doctors about a friend or family member who went through treatment and relapsed, perhaps many times.


Desperate Measures: Compulsive Video Gambling

February 9, 2017 in Thinking About Addiction

Apparently, many voluntary self-excluders later change their minds in favor of a return to old behavior.


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