Celebrity Testimonials

January 23, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s an illness that at different times seems to respond to everything and nothing. As in ‘everything works for someone, and nothing works for everyone.’

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Perception or Deception?

January 12, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

The addicted brain is unable to accurately evaluate the situation.

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The View Depends on Where You Stand

December 26, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

This isn’t a problem a physician can deal with comfortably in the context of a 12-15 minute office visit.

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To Mom, With Love- Your Addict Son

December 15, 2016 by Andy M

It was as if he were speaking my story- different people, same ending.

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War Within

October 20, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

That’s the mystery: Not why some people become addicted to certain substances, but why others do not.

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Crystal Ball: Cannabis Use Disorder

June 23, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

There’s a lag between the onset of an addictive disorder and arrival in treatment.

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A ‘Secret’ Life

May 26, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

He perceives it as gradual when in reality it’s progressing rather quickly.

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What My Treatment Center Did Right

May 5, 2016 by Nadia Sheikh

Treatment is a formative time for a recovering addict—the ideas that seem to save us end up staying with us.

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Fault and Blame

March 7, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

Rehab isn’t intended to effect a cure for someone’s addiction. We don’t have a cure for anybody’s addiction.

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The Intervention Tipping Point

December 17, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

The terms of agreement that emerge from an intervention must be the right terms, likely to result in success and amenable to all parties.

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