SMART Recovery is waiting for you!

Here is a great piece - SMART Recovery is waiting for you! This was kindly written for the blog by Heather Valsan. SMART Recovery is waiting for you! So.. You have decided you need to enter a rehabilitation program. But which...

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Rehab Doc and Jon

Rehab: Lives Addicted Here is a quick post about a couple of interesting things in the last week you may have missed. I watched a fairly good documentary on BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p053f013/rehab-lives-addicted called Rehab: Lives Addicted. It showed the state of treatment in...

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Dying to be free

I was sent a link to this fascinating piece on the Huffington Post http://projects.huffingtonpost.com/dying-to-be-free-heroin-treatment by Jon who blogs here https://jonsleeper.wordpress.com . The Huffington Post piece is written by Jason Cherkis and is a very strong argument to changing the way that addiction is treated in...

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Here’s What I’ve Finally Concluded About 12-Step Programs

Here’s What I’ve Finally Concluded About 12-Step Programs I came across this piece by Maia Szalavitz who writes some great pieces about addiction. It is on http://www.substance.com which is a good resource for people wanting to look at different sides of the addiction world....

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Bit more on Obamacare and Addiction Treatment

Bit more on Obamacare and Addiction Treatment I came across this piece about the effect of “Obamacare” on the future of addiction treatment in the USA http://www.thefix.com/content/how-obamacare-killing-aa’s-membership. It points out that insurance companies will demand more evidence based treatment, rather...

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10 things rehab centers won’t tell you Charles Passy

10 things rehab centers won’t tell you Charles Passy I was told about this article by Kenneth Anderson's Facebook page and decided to have a look. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/10-things-rehab-centers-wont-tell-you-2014-05-16?pagenumber=1I have seen a lot of people go to rehab and many of them do not...

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