Category: Recovery

Feb 28
Valuing the Forest and Not Just the Individual Trees   

The recovery community is like a vast, hidden forest that is creative and innovative.…

Feb 24
A List of Things Worth Memorizing (for clinicians)

Disclaimer:  nothing in this post should be taken or held as clinical instruction,…

Feb 13
Alcohol – Our Normalized Drug of Destruction 

Figure: Age-adjusted rates of alcohol-induced deaths, by sex: United States, 2000–2020…

Feb 04
From Fordrunken to SUD – A Reflection on Shifting Labels and Stigma

“Language is a virus from outer space” ― William S. Burroughs I was taken to task a…

Feb 04
Drug apartheid, pro-drug cultures, wellness boosters, and sober drug use

This week produced an interesting collection of articles about drugs, their place in…

Jan 29
Opioid use disorder, the acute care paradigm, and cause for alarm

[Historia Medica by W. van den Bossche, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons] I…

Jan 25
Parallels on Burnout & Buffering Across the Healthcare & SUD Care Systems

The entire US Labor force was devastated by the COVID Pandemic, which created new…

Jan 13
Coopted and Colonized – Lessons from the Washingtonian Movement

History is not linear. Our movement, the New Recovery Advocacy Movement, like many…

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