sometimes, i just want to punch addicts in the face

As a drug and alcohol counselor, I’ve seen more than my fair share of addiction-related suffering.  While I’ve been very

Quit blaming Mexicans for the problems WE create!

I don’t usually wake up on Saturday morning pissed off about an idea.  But, this particular Saturday, I find myself

A mirror is THE MOST effective tool to help an addict

“Let me get this straight,” I said to the clueless man that stared at me with confusion lacing his eyes.

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

A crack addict and his cactus cops — a recovery story

“The last time, I threw it as hard as I could, only, I didn’t watch to see where it landed.

How 'bout we try loving addicts?

There is little question that there are many times that someone who’s addicted to a substance will behave in very