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We’d like the Library to be a one-stop shop for information and resources on addiction, treatment, and recovery. We’ll be building sections for different types of media, topic areas, and audiences, just like a real-world library.

You can view the complete feed of all RecoverySI articles, resources, videos and more here.

Check out our first “New Addition”–the Bookshelf!

Recovery With Co-Occurring Disorders: Steps 4, 5 and 6

January 4, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

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Accumulate a bunch of small positive accomplishments over a succession of ‘todays’, and you’ll be stunned at exactly how much your life has changed for the better.

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Recovery With Co-Occurring Disorders: The First Three Steps

January 3, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

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Someone who’s concluded that he or she has a disease is far more likely to treat it than somebody who is taking another person’s word for it (no matter how many degrees that other person may have.)

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A Simple Plan: Recovery With Co-Occurring Disorders

January 2, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

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One key to success is learning recovery skills for both addictive disease and mental illness, and applying them together.

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Rehab Soundbytes

December 31, 2011 by C. Scott McMillin

Short animated vignettes from the Life Renaissance Center treatment program.

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Why Enabling?

December 9, 2011 by C. Scott McMillin

A primary enabler is someone whose well-established pattern of enabling permits the alcoholic or addict to continue drinking or drug use.

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Alcoholic Defenses

December 4, 2011 by C. Scott McMillin

Even if such arguments have stymied you for decades, it’s quite possible, with a little coaching, to deal with them effectively in future.

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What Keeps Alcoholic and Addicted People From Getting Help

December 1, 2011 by Cecile

We can’t control the alcoholic/ addict, but we’re not powerless. Some things we can do (and stop doing) to help them listen to something besides the addiction…

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The Innovation Shopper

November 9, 2011 by C. Scott McMillin

Some will be the sort of folks who insist on using the latest and greatest. Others will represent large purchasers, searching for something that might work on patients who haven’t responded to other methods.

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The Relationship Shopper

November 7, 2011 by C. Scott McMillin

It requires a certain personality type – patient, reassuring, unpressuring – to engender trust and establish this sort of relationship in a business context.

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The Price Shopper

November 6, 2011 by C. Scott McMillin

A government or insurance buyer needs to make certain that a provider offers a particular service and meets particular standards of performance. They won’t necessarily require you to exceed those standards, or provide extras. They understand that we get what we pay for.

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