New Life, New You, New Job

August 30, 2018 by Rufus Carter

Rebuilding trust is no easy feat but if you have a friend or family member willing to let you crash on the couch, you will have to do just that temporarily.

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Is Your Therapy Dull?

August 23, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

“It’s too much like doing your taxes,” was her verdict. ┬áThat’s probably the worst thing I’ve heard anyone say about psychotherapy.

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Recovery at Work

August 20, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Do what you promised, regardless of employee or the job they hold. Fairness is important, and fairness is a perception.

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Simon Pegg’s Story

August 13, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

As control erodes, the drinker redoubles efforts to regain it. Some resort to “white-knuckle” abstinence, giving up alcohol for a while, just to prove to themselves or someone else that they can.

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Why Addiction is a Family Disease

August 9, 2018 by Matthew Boyle

Partners of addicted people may have difficulty leaving or setting boundaries because they do not wish to be rejected or hated by their partner.

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Individualizing Treatment With Alternative Therapies

July 19, 2018 by Kimberly Hayes

Some approaches are better than others at helping an individual identify what works for them in understanding their disease and establishing a stable recovery.

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Recovery Reality

July 12, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

“All my friends drink,” someone says. There’s a reason for that.

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Conflict of Interest Case Study

June 18, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Obviously, being able to give your own business a five star rating on a supposedly independent consumer website could be construed as an unfair advantage.

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Statute of Limitations

May 31, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s sometimes said that the justified ones are by far the most dangerous. They’re the most difficult to let go of, and the most likely to develop into an obsession.

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First Drink

March 22, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

…provoking is behavior that encourages a return to use.

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