We have four blogs on our site, each with its own focus:

HTT-Fam

How to Talk so Someone With Addiction Will Listen (Families) is a question-and-answer format blog that provides help for families struggling with an addiction problem.

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HTT-Clin

How to Talk so Someone With Addiction Will Listen (Clinicians) is a question-and answer format blog serving as a discussion forum for treatment clinicians & recovery pros.

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Tips

Tips for Treatment Programs is a question-and-answer format blog that gives practical tips for people who want to run excellent treatment & recovery programs.

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Thinking

Thinking About Addiction is a more traditional “sharing our thoughts” blog that responds to news, information, and whatever’s happening for us right now. It’s too long a title to call it “Thinking About Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery” but that’s a better description.

Here’s a feed of all the posts to all of our blogs:

Drugstore Cowboy

October 31, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

still from the film showing title character in a bathroom with blood on his face

As soon as they were feeling better, the guys would gather in the lounge to swap stories of high-level burglaries and shoplifting expeditions on a grand scale.

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Truth Comes Out

October 28, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Some people are surprised that someone could function at such a high level in public despite significant drug use, but that’s something addiction has been known for.

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Breaking Up With Vaping

October 21, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Sure, the tar was gone, but as one of the other counselors put it, “that thing ain’t nothin’ but a crack pipe for nicotine.”

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Oh– as for Fentanyl…

October 17, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

…we’re often well behind the curve in terms of what’s actually happening in colleges and bars and on the streets around America.

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Politics and Drugs

October 14, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

And yet our legal system seems designed to punish the low level offender while protecting their counterparts in business and government.

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Skunked

October 7, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

There is research that links more potent cannabis, including skunk, to THC-related changes in the brain, among daily users at least.

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Fundraising 101

October 3, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

These volunteers work for the welfare of the community by supporting the important work of your organization.

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Fentanyl Goes West

September 30, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s Business 101, for illegal as well as legal enterprises.

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Back to Biases

September 26, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

“He’s a drug addict,” we’ll hear someone say. “You know what those people are like.”

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Opioids in India

September 23, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

As domestic sales decline, Big Pharma looks around for other markets

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