Life Without Opioids

June 24, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

We shouldn’t ignore the emotional factors involved in chronic pain– such as anxiety and depression.

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Gabapentin

January 8, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

You might say the drug itself may not be that dangerous, except to our patients. 

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Twenty-Eight Days

October 10, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

As any case manager knows, making a referral can be a challenge, since many fall by the wayside during transition to another provider, different therapist, etc.

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The Struggle to Maintain

October 23, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

For many, only age and health issues, or an unanticipated dip in that protective tolerance, were enough to finally motivate them to seek help.

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Hidden Withdrawal

February 27, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

In the early and middle stages of addiction, addicts may experience mild to moderate withdrawal symptoms without recognizing them.

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Crisis Management Cheat Sheet

March 4, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

This ‘cheat sheet’ is a quick reminder about some very basic principles of relating to a person who happens to be in crisis.

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Alcoholism in the Hospital

March 5, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

The medical professions have been dealing with alcoholism and alcoholics for thousands of years, and this experience has led to some pretty hard and fast views on the subject.

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Rehab Soundbyte: Flight Delay

February 26, 2012 by Cecile

Those first few days in detox can be interesting!

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