Suboxone and Overdose

December 8, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

Naloxone is there to prevent someone from injecting Suboxone to get high.

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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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“The Wire” and Children of Addiction

August 15, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

The first time around, I thought it was the best-ever depiction of the impact of addiction on all levels of society– individuals, groups, institutions.

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Responding to an Epidemic: Narcan

February 18, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

Unfortunately, relatively few ODs occurred in the doctor’s office or the pharmacy waiting area.

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Changing the Tipping Point

November 23, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Try thinking of recovery as a learning process based in experience rather than the acquisition of information.

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September 10, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

In recovery, shame can be a motivator for change.

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HIV Mini-Epidemic

August 24, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

It makes perfect sense to do something that’s been shown to be effective at limiting one very important adverse consequence to the individual and society

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Hep C Outbreak

August 20, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

I was reading about a dramatic increase in cases of Hepatitis C in Maine, a state that, like the rest of the Northeast, has been (continued…)

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Pot and the NFL Draft

May 4, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

A key trait of the addict is a weird ability to function despite the presence of high concentrations of a drug.

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Where Goals and Effectiveness Meet

April 30, 2015 by Cecile

Experience tells us that almost all of the wide variety of treatment strategies and models are around because they work well for someone.

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