We don’t have the option of simply forgoing the use of opioids in medicine because, frankly, we don’t have a viable alternative.
Topics: decision making, epidemiology
I felt better and according to science, made better decisions if I took a few moments to calm myself.
Topics: anxiety, decision making, Recovery Tools
We need the knowledge and skill to evaluate claims of effectiveness as medical treatments– for instance, to determine whether the research that supports that claim is solid, or if it’s unreliable.
Topics: communication, decision making
To a seasoned counselor, there’s another way to view it. For one thing, these aren’t isolated incidents.
Topics: assessment, counseling, decision making
Seek outside advice. Good advice, that is. Not the sort from the guy on the next bar stool.
Topics: decision making, maintaining sobriety, Recovery Tools, tools for recovery
The point of the game is to win. You win by knowing the odds and trying to take advantage of them. Even if that means resisting emotional impulses.
Topics: client engagement and motivation, counseling skills, decision making, patient education