We have four blogs on our site, each with its own focus:
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.
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.
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 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:
Pretty soon we’re having a big argument which ends with me feeling miserable and him gone to the pub.
The family had good representation from important people in the alcoholic’s life, and there was professional help, but that’s not leverage.
What am I supposed to do with all this information? It doesn’t bring in more patients or help me get additional staff to treat the patients I already have.
The key question involves which part of the COD population you’re going to serve. It’s not really a homogeneous group.
“We paid almost $50,000 for that program and it seems like a complete waste. We feel so helpless. What do we do?”
In most cases, our only pre-admission contact with prospective patients and families is by telephone.
A patient said he’d visited a local family clinic three times in the past year for drinking-related problems and the physician never once mentioned that he needed treatment.