Stop looking at substance abuse through the lens of substances

More and more research is indicating that “recovery capital” is a predictor of someone completing a treatment program, whether inpatient

We can ALL do our part in destroying the Addiction Identity

In my opinion, we are at a point where how we treat Addiction MUST change.  We can no longer pursue

There's nothing you can do to force a change in someone else

When people ask me questions about the addict in their life, the only thing I hear is, “How can I

Really, the "heroin epidemic" is NOT Big Pharma's fault. It's all of ours.

Here’s the thing: There’s a mythology being propagated that suggests there’s a natural progression from pharmaceutical opioid addiction to heroin

As long as payoff is high and harm is low, an addict WON'T seek recovery

There is a simple truth when dealing with Addiction: As long as the payoff for using is of high value

Learning to say no to an addict may save his or her life

The most difficult aspect of providing Addiction treatment and education isn’t the addicts. For me, the hardest part of treatment

Recovery from Addiction requires holistic treatment. Here's why…

Substance abuse treatment (SAT) can be problematic for several reasons. But, I think there is a fundamental reason behind all

For healthy recovery, we need Hope

Whether you’re a treatment provider or someone seeking recovery from Addiction, the way to begin each day is with renewed