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

HTT-Fam

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.

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HTT-Clin

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.

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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.

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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:

The Habit of Hiding

August 22, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

She had to relearn truthfulness, a day at a time, much the way the victim of a serious stroke might have to relearn speech.

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Mental Health and Gun Violence

August 19, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I’m all in favor of wider access to good mental health care, and since drug and alcohol problems are included, I thought this might be an opportunity to point out some serious flaws in this approach.

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Decision Making in Early Recovery

August 15, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

topics related to decision making process - uncertainty, alternatives, risk consequences, complexity, personal issues; white chalk handwriting and color sticky notes on blackboard

Suddenly we’re missing obvious warning signs, ignoring key markers of danger, or simply deciding to take a leap of faith at exactly the wrong moment.

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Negotiating With Ourselves

August 12, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I contend that the outcome of a given treatment episode is often determined right at the outset, based on why the clients is in treatment in the first place.

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Another Story of Recovery

August 8, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Nonetheless, years of drinking and drugging and lapsing and relapsing will invariably have an effect on the victim of addiction.

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Cheaters Do Get Caught…

August 5, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

These multi-billion dollar fines sound enormous, but like the one levied on Facebook, they represent a small portion of the company’s actual assets.

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Drugs and the Homeless

August 1, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

…the problems we decide not to deal with at present go on to undermine treatment for the rest.

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Demand and Supply

July 29, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Picture a horde of lemmings suddenly deciding to change direction and stampede off a different cliff.

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What Works in Recovery

July 25, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

We recognize that for some, change can be really difficult. Good intentions aren’t enough.

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“Stay Tuned”

July 22, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Legal responsibility, however, is quite different. J&J’s attorneys will do whatever they can to shift blame elsewhere.

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