Medical Cannabis in Addiction Treatment

November 1, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

The field is getting accustomed to patients arriving in addiction treatment complaining of problems with prescription opioids, stimulants, sedatives, etc, while actively enrolled in medical cannabis programs.

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Weird Science

May 28, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

 A new study may be exciting to read, but its credibility will ultimately depend on the accumulation of a body of evidence that confirms it.

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Myth or Not?

March 19, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Too many doctors worry about “those people” showing up in the waiting room. They don’t particularly want to be known as a resource for the addicted.

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In Luxury’s Lap

March 12, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

The goal is for patients to receive quality care regardless of where they happen to land in the treatment system.

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Searching for a Substitute

November 30, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

If addiction really is a brain disorder based in complex adaptations to a substance, then who’s to say those adaptations won’t occur with a different drug?

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In the News: Disasters and Opioid Treatment

September 25, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

That’s why I’d welcome more research into the tapering process, with an eye to improving success rates.

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The Cannabis Cure?

March 16, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

An answer such as vigorous exercise or meditation or going to a meeting will never be as universally attractive to someone a few weeks sober as “well, here, why don’t you toke this?”

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Requisition for an Alcoholism Cure

February 23, 2015 by Cecile

Please get back to us as soon as you’ve perfected this cure. We can promise you massive profits, guaranteed.

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Prognosis

September 4, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

Patients are often afraid to ask, but when they do, they seem to want the truth.

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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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