If the program leadership values good communication, then the program staff will follow along.
Topics: communication, customer service, marketing
It’s the stigma that creates the distinction, not the distinction that creates the stigma.
Topics: communication, stigma
“If you can’t measure something, you can’t do science with it, and in addictions, we just can’t measure things as well as we need to.”
Topics: communication, research
Of course a blog has one big down side: You have to keep feeding it, like Moloch, with new content.
Topics: communication, marketing
Many addicts think they can control their drinking. While they may be able to stop, simply quitting is different from a lasting, internal change.
Topics: communication, intervention, promoting recovery
Social networking speech is protected, in the United States at least, by the same Constitution that protects other forms of speech.
Topics: administration, communication, supervision
By the time a client lands in treatment, it may be hard to tell whether their family relationships offer a potential asset or a problem set to address.
Topics: assessment, communication, family involvement, therapies and tools, treatment planning
If we have been or are in the addict’s path, we have dealt with having to compromise.
Topics: co dependency, communication, family, promoting recovery
Psychological theories that may be of great interest to professionals can seem like messages from Pluto to a rehab patient.
Topics: addiction and the brain, communication, early recovery, patient education, program development, therapies and tools
Simple truth: Nobody can watch over another human being 100% of the time.
Topics: co dependency, communication, getting help, parent child conflict