HIV Mini-Epidemic

August 24, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

It makes perfect sense to do something that’s been shown to be effective at limiting one very important adverse consequence to the individual and society

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Hep C Outbreak

August 20, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

I was reading about a dramatic increase in cases of Hepatitis C in Maine, a state that, like the rest of the Northeast, has been (continued…)

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Resolution or Resolve?

January 1, 2015 by Cecile

What I like about resolve is that it has no sell-by date. Resolve focuses on progress, not perfection.

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Stigma in the Bigger Picture

July 28, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

This is the sort of reasoning that leads unthinking legislators to chop funds for substance abuse services whenever there’s a budget shortfall on the horizon. It’s not based on return on investment from treatment, which research demonstrates is phenomenal.

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Routines for Living Recovery

April 3, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

Ultimately, what replaces addiction in recovery is life, in all its glory.

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Tobacco Cessation Workbook

April 4, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Make specific changes that make it easier to live without tobacco. Your lifestyle should promote your physical, spiritual, and psychological well-being.

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Building Your Recovery Routine

March 20, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

There may be new practices specifically to support recovery — taking up yoga or meditation, a sport or hobby, or making important changes in diet or exercise.

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Treatment Outcomes: Does it Work?

July 1, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

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Our longstanding practice of branding anyone who drank again a ‘failure’ kept us from recognizing very real success right under our noses.

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