Category: Recovery

Dec 28
Topic from the field:  A problem with treatment plans. Part 2 – Some considerations toward improved treatment planning

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

Dec 27
Topic from the field:  A problem with treatment plans

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

Dec 20
The Politicization of Harm Reduction

(Credit: Fred Murphy) A friend shared this interview with Susan Stellin and Graham…

Dec 16
Comments on the Practical Use of Personality

Each of us have qualities that seem relatively stable over our lifespan, while other…

Dec 12
Recovery is __________ Scope of Practice Podcast with the Connecticut Certification Board

Recently, I did a podcast with Jeffrey Quamme of the Connecticut Certification Board…

Dec 06
Establishing a Recovery Community Bedrock of Mutual Interest to Build a Future On

“The beauty and the tragedy of the modern world is that it eliminates many situations…

Dec 05
Beyond the Drinker: Alcohol’s Hidden Costs

This considers only the economic burden to others associated with the legal, regulated…

Dec 02
Sentences to Ponder (J. Thomas Payte, M.D.)

The majority of the population prefer the certainty of irrational conviction to the…

Nov 28
Jekyll or Hyde? What’s the nature of the person with addiction?

The following describes the divergent approaches of Dr. J. Edward Turner and Dr.…

Nov 27
In search of synthesis for positive and negative liberty and addiction

In a recent post, I highlighted a schism in advocacy efforts related to addiction. On…

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