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:

Stimulants Today

June 17, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

The list of deaths from the practice is long and oddly prestigious, featuring celebs such as John Belushi and Chris Farley, among many others.

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Video Calm?

June 13, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

The benefits needn’t be long-lasting, just readily accessible when you discover you need them.

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Another Day, Another Opioid Lawsuit

June 10, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Meanwhile , the healthcare field continues to struggle with legitimate issues around the use of (and controls over) opioids in medical practice.

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Microdosers

June 6, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

If the dose is in fact subtherapeutic, then what causes the effects so enthusiastically reported by the user?

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Is Cannabis Addictive?

June 3, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

The best answer is the one we came up with to explain the selectivity of alcoholism: Differences in individual susceptibility.

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Raising the Tobacco Age Limit

May 30, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

So, public health advocates maintain, the McConnell plan is really just a clever ruse to reduce support for other legislation that might actually reduce smoking and vaping.

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In the News: Magical Mushrooms

May 27, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Will society benefit from greater access to this drug? Are there potential problems we haven’t anticipated?

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Proposing a Plan

May 23, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

This is in part a course correction from the trend of several decades ago, when the emphasis was on cutting expenses in the naive belief all addicts could be successfully treated on an outpatient basis.

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Coercion in Massachusetts

May 20, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I compare it to finding someone lying on the sidewalk, helping them up, brushing them off, and pushing them down again.

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Cruising With Cannabis

May 16, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

There’s not a lot of disagreement about the potential for cannabis intoxication to impair driving performance, though without an accepted standard and a reliable roadside test, it’s not of much value in a courtroom.

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