Philosopher’s Stone

April 2, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

The author correctly observes that the type of treatment offered for addiction will reflect prevailing beliefs about addiction itself– its causes, effects, likely outcome.

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Models of Addiction: The Psychoanalytic Model

July 25, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

And there’s no reliable way to tell whether addictive personality traits represent a cause or a result of addiction.

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Coordinates on the Recovery Map

April 30, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Faded drawing of man's head in profile, on old-looking, stained paper. The "brain area" is filled with gears.

Addicts and alcoholics follow a fairly predictable route from drinking/using to stable abstinence and recovery, whether they believe in God or not.

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The Church of the Exalted Chemical

April 17, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

The addict gives up on thinking for themselves, because it’s too dangerous.

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Recover to Live: Kick Any Habit, Manage Any Addiction

January 25, 2013 by Alexandre Laudet, Ph.D

One aspect of Lawford’s book that makes it unique and a must read is its careful and powerful weaving of the author’s personal recovery experience with the most up-to-date scientific evidence

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Introduction to Intervention: You Can Do It

March 20, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

Five short snapshots on key intervention concepts. You CAN help motivate someone towards recovery.

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