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:

Bad Boards

September 19, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I ask myself if this Board, as presently constituted, is capable of taking the organization to that level of success.

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Tricky Opioid Payouts

September 16, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I’m no lawyer, but it makes me think of robbing a bank and returning 20% of the spoils to avoid jail.

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Sober at the Wedding

September 12, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

What do you intend to prove, anyway, and to whom? That you can stay sober, or that you can drink again?

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Vaping Disease

September 9, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

We already know there’s a strong business link between vaping and Big Tobacco.

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Control- And the Loss of It

September 5, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

In addictions, a compulsion is usually expressed as a powerful, perhaps even overwhelming urge to continue gambling, drinking, whatever.

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CBD Oil and Its Risks

September 2, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

That we have such a large and growing community of frequent users is a tribute not to evidence, but to hype.

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Filtering Stress

August 29, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Stress builds up beneath your awareness. Then it passes a certain level and suddenly, you’re really aware of it.

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“The War On…”

August 26, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Soon enough we’ll be hearing calls from the public for evidence of victory, and how will we answer?

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The Habit of Hiding

August 22, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

She had to relearn truthfulness, a day at a time, much the way the victim of a serious stroke might have to relearn speech.

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Mental Health and Gun Violence

August 19, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I’m all in favor of wider access to good mental health care, and since drug and alcohol problems are included, I thought this might be an opportunity to point out some serious flaws in this approach.

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