When It’s Just Business

November 9, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

I know how often the quest for business success has in the past overtaken and even overwhelmed the quest to deliver good services.

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Methadone Maintenance Plus

October 26, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s the basic unit of most drug-free approaches. What would happen if it could be incorporated into the OTP curriculum?

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Is MAT Enough?

September 21, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Of course with additional treatment responsibilities, a counselor couldn’t be expected to manage a caseload of up to 75.

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Pain Treatment for Those Battling Opioid Dependence

September 14, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

If a life in balance is the ideal, then a broader approach has a better shot at sustainability.

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Compliance via Incentives

June 15, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

An important step that programs often skip: the collection of baseline data. Improvements are often incremental, and if you don’t know exactly where you started, it’s easy to miss them.

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Pressure Points

March 13, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

This is amazing to people from other countries, where the vote is precious.

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A Little Politicking

February 6, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Don’t forget that relatively few Americans vote in local elections. That may be a disgrace, but it also means that advocacy by a committed few can have the greatest impact.

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“S/he Did it AGAIN?” Repeat DUI Offenders

February 2, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

A criminal defense attorney complained to me that his clients didn’t begin to take things seriously until the second or even third offense.

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Affordable

November 3, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

As a rule, the more services that are provided through the program itself, rather than by referral out, the better the quality of case management, and the higher the rate of retention in treatment.

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Going to Pot

October 26, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Clients who struggle to stay drug-free can resent the presence in group of others who openly use substances.

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