Restorative Justice for Big Pharma?

January 4, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

I think most people understand the concept of making amends for past misdeeds.

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America’s Drug Epidemic History

November 20, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

But the repair isn’t cheap, and the outcomes require some patience. And that’s why efforts often fail. America gives up too early. 

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The Drugs/Crime Axis

September 28, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Young man wearing handcuffs, sitting back againts a wall, looking angry.

It helps to remember that when it comes to crime, drugs and alcohol play a dual role.

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Professionals and Addiction

August 7, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Money is a tool that allows some to delay the inevitable. They construct a protective bubble that minimizes the risk of getting caught and the other consequences that follow addiction.

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Crime- the Lifestyle

March 9, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Young man wearing handcuffs, sitting back againts a wall, looking angry.

That’s why drug treatment may reduce crime, but doesn’t always eliminate it.

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“S/he Did it AGAIN?” Repeat DUI Offenders

February 2, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

A criminal defense attorney complained to me that his clients didn’t begin to take things seriously until the second or even third offense.

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Cannabis-Related Illness

January 19, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Problems show up first in hospital emergency rooms and in jails. Those are the closest thing we have to an early warning system.

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In the News: Russian Drinking

January 9, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Once the demand for a drug is well-established, as it is for alcohol, people will find a way to get it, legal or otherwise.

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Abused by Alcohol

January 5, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Like the film where Amy Shumer chugs boxed wine, and inadvertently drives up sales to admiring fans.

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To Mom, With Love- Your Addict Son

December 15, 2016 by Andy M

It was as if he were speaking my story- different people, same ending.

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