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:

Opioid Settlements?

June 21, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

“…over the past five years, less than 10% of the nearly $40 billion in tobacco payments went towards such efforts.”

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Conflict of Interest Case Study

June 18, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Obviously, being able to give your own business a five star rating on a supposedly independent consumer website could be construed as an unfair advantage.

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Tossing the Playbook

June 14, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

We’ve come a long way in treating addictions, but we’re still not very successful at convincing a patient to stick to a treatment regimen.

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“Invisible” Hand? Or “Absent” Hand?

June 11, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

In their eagerness to reduce the size of government, states  have stripped away staff who would otherwise make onsite visits to ensure compliance.

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Who’s Looking Out for You?

June 7, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Sometimes powerful business leaders sound like drunk drivers or corner drug dealers. Rationalizing, externalizing, minimizing…

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In the News: Opioid Addiction and the Private Sector

June 4, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Portman argues that since business and industry will directly benefit, they should take an active or even a leadership role in this effort.

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Statute of Limitations

May 31, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s sometimes said that the justified ones are by far the most dangerous. They’re the most difficult to let go of, and the most likely to develop into an obsession.

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Weird Science

May 28, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

 A new study may be exciting to read, but its credibility will ultimately depend on the accumulation of a body of evidence that confirms it.

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Needle Exchange Backlash

May 24, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Nonetheless, in most instances it’s an a priori resistance rooted in fear, rather than legitimate objections.

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Cannabis Glut

May 17, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

A big cannabusiness just purchased two hundred acres in Tularosa, Otero County, claiming that will eventually be the nation’s largest dedicated parcel.

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