Running for Recovery

December 13, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s difficult to gab or text with your friends or play Candy Crush while you’re struggling to assume the yoga position.

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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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Trauma and Memory

November 8, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.

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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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Denial? Or Delusion?

October 4, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Of course, left to its own devices, addiction often worsens.

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New Life, New You, New Job

August 30, 2018 by Rufus Carter

Rebuilding trust is no easy feat but if you have a friend or family member willing to let you crash on the couch, you will have to do just that temporarily.

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Is Your Therapy Dull?

August 23, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

“It’s too much like doing your taxes,” was her verdict. ┬áThat’s probably the worst thing I’ve heard anyone say about psychotherapy.

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Recovery at Work

August 20, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Do what you promised, regardless of employee or the job they hold. Fairness is important, and fairness is a perception.

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Simon Pegg’s Story

August 13, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

As control erodes, the drinker redoubles efforts to regain it. Some resort to “white-knuckle” abstinence, giving up alcohol for a while, just to prove to themselves or someone else that they can.

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