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The Shame of it All

Sadly, it took me 15 years as a provider, and a different country and culture, to understand the importance of treating those with addiction with absolute dignity and respect. I began in the addiction treatment field during a time when…

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Addiction Treatment by the Numbers

Have you heard the magical numbers associated with how long it takes to get well and into recovery with addiction? Thirty days in rehab, 60 days in extended care, 90 days in halfway house treatment, 1 year in treatment? Where…

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The Evidence-Based Solution to Addiction

Can the existing “substance abuse disorders” treatment industry effectively respond to this latest drug overdose epidemic? How quickly can the response happen, and what will prevent the next epidemic? The answer to question one is no, and to questions two…

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