Relapse After Longterm Sobriety

March 31, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

Something serious is wrong, and it’s not being handled at all well.

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Anonymity versus Celebrity

February 6, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

Look what’s happened to the public image of rehab as a result of those awful high-profile celeb incidents.

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Recovery Anxiety

January 20, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

You find yourself burdened with unfamiliar doubts and worries about the mechanics of living without alcohol and drugs. You wonder how you will ever adapt.

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The Natural History of Recovery: One Youth’s Experience

December 9, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

This is really about a continuous process of change. The unifying force is the addict’s subjective experience.

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Vaillant and the Long Term View of Relapse

August 2, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

He’s able to describe complex phenomena in terms that, with a little work at least, we can understand.

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The Conditioning Trap

June 27, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s not a mystery why so many addicts lapse in those initial months. That’s completely understandable. The important thing is that they climb back on the bike and ride on to success.

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Women and Men: Different Experiences of Recovery

May 31, 2013 by Alexandre Laudet, Ph.D

By extension, (women’s) recovery success will positively affect communities’ (and the nation’s) health and economy.

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Whose Life is it, Anyway?

May 20, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s often difficult for family members to see the real extent and nature of the damage addiction has caused to themselves and the family.

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Recovery Works for EVERYONE

May 9, 2013 by Alexandre Laudet, Ph.D

Recovery is not only good for the individual but also good for the nation’s health and economy.

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Relapse Traps Inventory

April 24, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Focusing on the areas most likely to challenge sobriety can help the person in recovery prepare positive responses.

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