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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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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Recovery Homes

June 29, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

We have to ensure the safety and security of those who reside there. It’s not the sort of business that naturally self-regulates. That’s what government is for.

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Twenty-Eight Days

October 10, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

As any case manager knows, making a referral can be a challenge, since many fall by the wayside during transition to another provider, different therapist, etc.

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Treating Young Opioid Users: Residential vs. Outpatient?

November 5, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

In that respect, you could say that our ally in change is addiction itself.

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The Exact Wrong Thing

October 22, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

The system that was supposed to help them was unwittingly undermining their recovery.

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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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Outpatient Follies

July 21, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

The experience of addicts and alcoholics, particularly at the lower end of the socioeconomic scale, makes it clear that we could use more inpatient resources, not fewer.

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