We have four blogs on our site, each with its own focus:
How to Talk so Someone With Addiction Will Listen (Families) is a question-and-answer format blog that provides help for families struggling with an addiction problem.
How to Talk so Someone With Addiction Will Listen (Clinicians) is a question-and answer format blog serving as a discussion forum for treatment clinicians & recovery pros.
Tips for Treatment Programs is a question-and-answer format blog that gives practical tips for people who want to run excellent treatment & recovery programs.
Thinking About Addiction is a more traditional “sharing our thoughts” blog that responds to news, information, and whatever’s happening for us right now. It’s too long a title to call it “Thinking About Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery” but that’s a better description.
Here’s a feed of all the posts to all of our blogs:
It is not always about having the right words to say, but asking the right questions and giving the space to answer with vulnerability.
I must take responsibility for the ways I acted and the things I did. Then, I must ask if there is anything I can do to make these mistakes right.
Now we carry 24 hour access to crap in our pockets, via the phone. And rather than a couple irritating broadcasters, we have access to millions.
Unbeknownst to the patient, the CBD products they also use could affect how well those prescribed medicines work, or interact with them in unhelpful ways.
…in many instance, it’ll be an unfair fight between enormously well-funded, politically savvy industry lobbies and a few determined nonprofits that advocate for public health.
It’s likely that certain individuals are vulnerable to psychosis, and experts may point to a family history of mental illness.
…optimally, the goal isn’t just to get different specialists to work together, it’s to educate all practitioners to address the patient with awareness of both perspectives.
The research team examined 24 years of cases and concluded the impairment was attributable to opioids.
Suppose we could develop cognitive techniques and train the patient to use them whenever symptoms reappeared?