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 Wave Phenomenon

December 3, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Still, if the epidemic is already 28 years old, then how much more effective would these steps have been if they had been initiated way back when?

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Opioid Evangelism

November 29, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s these outdated attitudes towards addictions that enable the healthcare professional to ignore important information provided by the patient. 

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In the News: Going Postal

November 26, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Traditional middle class jobs with career prospects replaced by a lower-paid, less stable workforce– perhaps more vulnerable to outside influence?

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Meth Making a Comeback

November 22, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

…if the ground is now shifting to other drugs, then what are we doing in response to that?

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In the News: Pain Pill Busts

November 19, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Think physician practices and pharmacies and specialty clinics who began with a lucrative sideline that may now be their main source of revenue.

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The Motivated Reasoning Paradox

November 15, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

A better approach is to seek out the motivation behind the belief.

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Cannabis and Cognition

November 12, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

The public , including those in elected office, seem to assume that the expected prohibition on sales and use by underage persons will somehow be enough to limit the damage.

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The End for Patient Brokers

November 5, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Several big insurance firms have already filed suit around overcharging and fraudulent billing.

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Medical Cannabis in Addiction Treatment

November 1, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

The field is getting accustomed to patients arriving in addiction treatment complaining of problems with prescription opioids, stimulants, sedatives, etc, while actively enrolled in medical cannabis programs.

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In the News: Updates From the Epidemics

October 29, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

I don’t think there are any health benefits associated with the practice; it’s purely about getting high.

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