Celebrity Testimonials

January 23, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s an illness that at different times seems to respond to everything and nothing. As in ‘everything works for someone, and nothing works for everyone.’

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Attorneys, Physicians, and Alcohol

February 8, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

I never saw much difference between a lawyer or a doctor bitching about his job in group, and the same behavior from a CPA or a techie or a long-distance trucker.

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Where Goals and Effectiveness Meet

April 30, 2015 by Cecile

Experience tells us that almost all of the wide variety of treatment strategies and models are around because they work well for someone.

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Beyond the Jargon

January 22, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

What’s behind those fine-sounding terms on the website? Which provide useful information, and which are bells and whistles to enhance attractiveness?

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How Come Outcomes?

December 15, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

Yet because the information is compiled by an outside firm, the program can trumpet ‘independently verified’ outcomes.

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Choosing Your Rehab: 4 Success Factors

July 24, 2014 by Stephen Booth

A shorter stay is cheaper and less disruptive to your life, but 90 day programs give you more time to master the skills of recovery.

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Finding a Skeptical Starting Point

May 22, 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.

“How will your program curriculum and staff work for someone who doesn’t believe in a god?”

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Finding the Best Addiction Treatment for YOUR Needs

December 10, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

There’s a third dimension to making the decision about which treatment will offer the best chance for recovery: Matching the characteristics of a program to an individual’s particular needs.

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Do-It-Yourself Intervention Guide

December 10, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

The Guide includes a step-by-step explanation of how intervention works and how to plan one for your addict/alcoholic.

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Senior Addicts Have Special Needs

June 5, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

That doesn’t mean you need a program that treats senior exclusively. It does suggest that you should concentrate your efforts on programs with access to physician care beyond simple detox.

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