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The Case Against Residential Rehab

CATR, July / August 2015, Vol 3, Issue 5, Residential Treatment Programs Decoded

Mark Willenbring, MD
Founder and CEO, Alltyr Clinic, St. Paul, MN, Former Director, Division of Treatment and Recovery Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, MD

Dr. Willenbring has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies […]

September 24th, 2015|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Info On Trends in Substance Use in the U.S.

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September 17th, 2015|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous

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May 26th, 2015|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What I’ve Finally Concluded About 12-Step Programs After 25 Years Writing About Drugs and Addiction

Alcoholics Anonymous and the rest remain the biggest and most polarizing force in the addiction community. I quit heroin and cocaine using the steps and have covered addiction as a journalist—and I’d argue that the picture is decidedly mixed.
Anyone who deals with addiction in America has to reckon with Alcoholics […]

April 20th, 2015|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Uses of diverted methadone and buprenorphine by opioid- addicted individuals in Baltimore, Maryland

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April 20th, 2015|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Science of Addiction

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April 20th, 2015|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Response to Ohio State Medical Board

To The Ohio State Medical Board,

It has come to our attention that the Board is proposing some very significant changes on the requirements for Buprenorphine prescribing. The intent of this letter is for us to review some of the concerns we have and how we believe they will harm patient care, reduce access to treatment and lead to […]

April 20th, 2015|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Confronting the Stigma of Opioid Use Disorder— and Its Treatment

The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman from a heroin overdose tragically adds another name to the list of celebrities who have lost their lives to addiction. Increasing numbers of overdoses from prescription opioids and a more recent increase in heroin-associated fatalities have caused heartbreak in communities across the country. More than 30 000 deaths from […]

April 20th, 2015|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Natural Recovery from Heroin Addiction: A Review of the Incidence Literature

Dan Waldorf & Patrick Biernacki

Dan Waldorf, M.A., has worked in the field of addiction for over ten years. His initial work was with a study of addict careers in New York City at Columbia University which culminated in the book, Careers in Dope. Since that time he has been involved with numerous evaluations of drug […]

April 20th, 2015|Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dying To Be Free

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