ThinkingAcross the Spectrum of Policy, Practice, Research & Reality

A blog about anything related to addiction, treatment, or recovery, all the way from prevention to building recovery-friendly communities. We also welcome guest bloggers here!

space

Tricky Opioid Payouts

September 16, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I’m no lawyer, but it makes me think of robbing a bank and returning 20% of the spoils to avoid jail.

Topics: ,


Vaping Disease

September 9, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

We already know there’s a strong business link between vaping and Big Tobacco.

Topics: , ,


CBD Oil and Its Risks

September 2, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

That we have such a large and growing community of frequent users is a tribute not to evidence, but to hype.

Topics: ,


“The War On…”

August 26, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Soon enough we’ll be hearing calls from the public for evidence of victory, and how will we answer?

Topics: ,


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.

Topics:


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.

Topics: , , ,


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.

Topics: ,


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.

Topics:


“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.

Topics: ,


Addiction and “Medicare for All”

July 18, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I’d argue that America has never adequately addressed its own problems with addiction, which have been with us in one form or another since before we became a nation.

Topics:


Subscribe to RecoverySI via Email

Join 3,670 other subscribers


New Content


 


Top Commenters

24 comments
Joyce Goodale
12 comments
9 comments
8 comments

Most Viewed



RecoverySI on Twitter