Fundraising 101

October 3, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

These volunteers work for the welfare of the community by supporting the important work of your organization.

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Opioid Addiction and Probation: Effective Support

June 27, 2016 by Miller VanFossen

Be sure to tell them to focus more on the positive things their loved one is doing versus what s/he has done wrong in the past.

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Family Inventory: Priorities and Values

June 18, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

By the time a client lands in treatment, it may be hard to tell whether their family relationships offer a potential asset or a problem set to address.

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Whose Life is it, Anyway?

May 20, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s often difficult for family members to see the real extent and nature of the damage addiction has caused to themselves and the family.

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My Kid Can’t Be Addicted: Family Defenses

February 25, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

What underlies these defenses is anxiety. We’re afraid of what we might find out.

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Six Things You Can Do While Your Loved One’s in Treatment

February 14, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Too often our own hopes, dreams, and aspirations have been shunted aside.

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Shopping for Treatment

April 22, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

Current research suggests that an optimal treatment episode is in the neighborhood of three months. That doesn’t mean it must be all in residence.

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“They’ll See Me Going To Your Program”

March 11, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

The family is operating under the misconception that folks in their town don’t know, when they already do.

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Is Treatment “Successful”?

September 14, 2011 by C. Scott McMillin

The goal of treatment is to maximize chances for a successful outcome. But ultimately, to drink or not to drink remains the alcoholic’s choice.

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