We have four blogs on our site, each with its own focus:

HTT-Fam

 

How to Talk so an Alcoholic Will Listen (Families) is a question-and-answer format blog that provides help for families struggling with an addiction problem.

 

 

HTT-Clin

 

How to Talk so an Alcoholic Will Listen (Clinicians) is a question-and answer format blog serving as a discussion forum for treatment clinicians & recovery pros.

 

 

Tips

 

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

 

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’s Baa-ack…” (Cocaine)

March 23, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

There’s long been evidence of a reciprocal relationship between cocaine and heroin use.

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In the News: Keeping It Covered

March 20, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

With the increased risk of overdose from fentanyl and other synthetics, the path to recovery may be even bumpier, in terms of repeat emergencies. The folks in the Business Office would rather avoid that.

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The Cannabis Cure?

March 16, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

An answer such as vigorous exercise or meditation or going to a meeting will never be as universally attractive to someone a few weeks sober as “well, here, why don’t you toke this?”

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Pressure Points

March 13, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

This is amazing to people from other countries, where the vote is precious.

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In the News: Epidemic Update

March 6, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

America consumes the vast majority of the world’s opioids.

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Political Cover

February 27, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Politicians are often accused of flip-flopping, but they may see themselves as representing the will of the voters.

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Borders and Drugs

February 16, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

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

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Stigma Behind the Stethoscope

February 13, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

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.

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Desperate Measures: Compulsive Video Gambling

February 9, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

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

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A Little Politicking

February 6, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

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.

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