A look at the clinical importance of Drug, Set, and Setting and, more importantly, how it can be applied to reduce harm in substance use.
An exploration of some of the most effective alternatives to A.A. here, with a section at the end for your questions.
Substance use is a substantial obstacle when drug users try to secure and maintain housing. Details about how housing can become an addiction treatment modality here. Ideas that can push our industry forward…!
A look at Harm Reduction and the possibilities that this philosophy opens up in addiction treatment.
The legalization of marijuana makes many addiction treatment professionals uneasy. Here, we get an insider’s look into how recent changes in policy can/will impact the addiction industry as a whole. A timely and important commentary here.
A call to treat people where they are at. Are you ready to look at addiction from another angle? How Step 1 can influence the way that we view the disease model of addiction. Plus, more thoughts here.
A brief look at the trends and dangers of synthetic opiates often mixed with heroin: fentanyl and/or carfentanil. Buyers beware!
12 step support groups believe that total abstinence is the only means to complete recovery. But, can this notion be more harmful than beneficial for some individuals in recovery? More on why no one should be stigmatized for their drug replacement and maintenance, here.
The stigma on sharing needles or using naloxone can cause unnecessary overdoses. More on what Harm Reduction is and why it’s so important here.
Tactics and expertise on how to assess possible drinking problems in yourself or a loved one. Plus, advice in cases when drinking moderation DOESN’T work. More from experts Allies in Recovery here.