Recovery at Christmas

December 24, 2015 by Helen Graham

Having an escape plan or a back-up excuse should you need to leave a stressful situation quickly can also be very helpful.

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The Intervention Tipping Point

December 17, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

The terms of agreement that emerge from an intervention must be the right terms, likely to result in success and amenable to all parties.

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Working the Steps

December 10, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

I’m constantly focused on acknowledging things I can’t control. I turn it over to my HP just like I used to do with the desire to drink.

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Opioid Medication Therapy and Continued Use

December 7, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Everyone acknowledges the problem but accurate tracking seems to be a challenge.

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Gratitude: From Platitude to Attitude

November 26, 2015 by Cecile

It’s a form of rehab for the brain recovering from sick, negative thinking.

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Changing the Tipping Point

November 23, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Try thinking of recovery as a learning process based in experience rather than the acquisition of information.

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A Sad Story That’s Sadly Common

November 9, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Sexual relations between therapist and patient can seriously damage the public’s trust in the safety of their loved ones.

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Going to Pot

October 26, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Clients who struggle to stay drug-free can resent the presence in group of others who openly use substances.

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Corporate Blues 2

October 19, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Some schedule periodic onsite visits that one wag compared to a pterodactyl circling overhead screaming at the ground before flying off again.

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Corporate Blues

October 15, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

For instance, a business that isn’t meeting investor expectations might decide to launch an aggressive marketing campaign without a corresponding increase in staff.

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