When someone gives up substances, a vacuum in his or her life emerges. One of the fallacies of recovery is that once someone stops using
After listening to so many families talk about their addict with anger and worry, I put together a flowchart that I feel can shortcut any
Recently, I had a discussion with someone about treatment and whether 12-step programs are effective. He allowed me to quote him directly: “I think 12-step
“True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience.” ― Oprah Winfrey I can’t say I’m an Oprah Winfrey fan. However, I
One of the many things I teach is something I call, Social System Homeostasis, and it is composed of: Stable Social Systems (SSS) = Occur
My latest book, 49 Tips and Insights for Understanding Addiction has been named a finalist for the 2016 NM Book Awards in the self-help category.