No one’s coming to save you; you’ve already been saved

The sad reality is that, when it comes to behavioral change, no one can save anyone else.  There isn’t a

An Open Letter to an Addict’s Enabler

Dear Enabler, Look, I know your intentions are good.  I KNOW that you think all of your “helping” is leading

The ant in the web is a powerful metaphor…

As a writer, I collect metaphors.  As a substance abuse counselor, I use the metaphors I collect to help illustrate